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Asian Boyz Gang Membership Dispute Lands In Federal Court (Orange County, CA): Tam Trong Nguyen didn't sport any Asian Boyz criminal street gang tattoos. Nguyen wasn't known to flash gang signs or wear gang paraphernalia. He didn't answer to a gang moniker and cops never spotted him at any known gang hangout.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: August 26, 2015

Gang member's reduced sentence is sixth case altered by jailhouse informants (Santa Ana, CA): A Santa Ana gang member, facing possible life in prison for pumping six bullets into a rival, pleaded guilty Tuesday and received a reduced sentence because authorities improperly used a jailhouse informant to gather evidence against him.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 25, 2015

Gang members take plea deal in shooting death of Richmond honor student (Richmond, CA): In a statement read to a somber courtroom rustling with the sound of tissues and sniffles, the father of a slain 15-year-old honors student revealed that since his daughter's 2003 murder, his wife has attempted suicide and he has suffered two major heart attacks and could "die any day."
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: August 25, 2015

Boxer Abner Mares seeks to make a difference in ring and in inner city (Los Angeles, CA): Ten years ago this summer, the sounds of police helicopter blades roared above Hawaiian Gardens. Armed men trampled the asphalt, shouting on the barricaded street looking for a cop killer as residents took cover.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 24, 2015

Watts apartment owner sued by city of L.A. over gang activity (Los Angeles, CA): City Attorney Mike Feuer filed a nuisance lawsuit against the corporate owner of a 104-unit Watts apartment building that allegedly is a hangout for the Grape Street street gang, Feuer announced today.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: August 24, 2015

Agents Arrest Gang Member at U.S.-Mexico Border (Calexico, CA): A young member of a notorious street gang was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in Southern California as tried to illegally enter the country, officials confirmed.
Source: NBC San Diego    Date: August 22, 2015

Porterville gang member guilty of attempted murder (Porterville, CA): A Tulare County Superior Court jury Wednesday found Daniel Miranda, 19, of Porterville guilty of violent crimes committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang in two separate incidents. The verdict was reached following a trial in the South County Justice Center in Porterville.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 21, 2015

4th arrest in 2011 Cordell King gang-shooting (San Diego, CA): A fourth suspect was booked Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Cordell King in City Heights, San Diego homicide investigators said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 21, 2015

Council reviews ideas for reducing Salinas violence (Salinas, CA): The National Council on Crime and Delinquency is evaluating strategies for reducing violence in Salinas, as explained in a report published this month.
Source: The Californian    Date: August 20, 2015

Teen who received sentencing break arrested again (Yuba County, CA): A 17-year-old boy who was placed on probation Monday in an assault case was arrested the next day and now faces more than 50 years in prison, according to a Yuba County prosecutor.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 20, 2015

SJ Works celebrates its first graduating class (San Jose, CA): San Jose teenagers and young adults traded in their late morning sleep-in and chilled out demeanor this summer in exchange for a work schedule and some well-earned cash to go along with it.
Source: The Spartan Daily    Date: August 20, 2015

Firearms seized in Merced County street-gang violence cases (Le Grand, CA): Investigators seized multiple guns Wednesday morning in connection with recent suspected gang violence after raiding nearly a dozen homes in two rural Merced County towns.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 19, 2015

3 Arrested in Alleged Gang-Related Baseball Bat Beating (South San Francisco, CA): Three people have been arrested after a man was beaten with a baseball bat last weekend in what South San Francisco police called a gang-related attack.
Source: South San Francisco Patch    Date: August 19, 2015

Tracy gunman gets prison sentence (Stockton, CA): A 19-year-old Tracy man agreed to a seven-year prison term for assault with a firearm and a gang enhancement during his court hearing Monday in San Joaquin County Superior Court.
Source: Tracy Press    Date: August 19, 2015

Boy, 14, testifies in alleged gang-related murder (Lompoc, CA): The juvenile wanted in connection with the alleged gang-related murder on North M Street two months ago has become a witness for the state, as revealed by his testimony at Lompoc Superior Court on Monday.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: August 18, 2015

No death penalty for alleged gang chiefs (San Diego, CA): The U.S. attorney general has decided it will not pursue the death penalty against two alleged San Diego gang chiefs accused of sanctioning the killing of a fellow gang member they believed was cooperating with police.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 18, 2015

Pueblo police create "safe streets" with help of feds (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police are taking a stand against gang violence with some help from federal agents. Friday and Saturday officers were joined by the FBI and other local and federal agencies as part of the Safe Streets Task Force.
Source: KOAA 5 News    Date: August 18, 2015

Alleged Norteno Gang Member Charged In Fatal Stabbing In Santa Cruz County (Santa Cruz County, CA): Murder charges have been filed against a 26-year-old man for a fatal stabbing in 2008, Santa Cruz County prosecutors said today.
Source: Scotts Valley Patch    Date: August 18, 2015

Man shot from vehicle in gang-related incident (Salinas, CA): A 35-year-old man was shot and injured in a gang-related incident in Salinas Monday night, according to police.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 18, 2015

Teen wounded in gang-related Redwood City shooting (Redwood City, CA): An 18-year-old man was shot in a gang-related incident by an occupant of an SUV in Redwood City Sunday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: August 17, 2015

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