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One pimp convicted, another sentenced for human trafficking (Santa Ana, CA): One pimp was sentenced and another convicted in separate human trafficking cases in superior court Wednesday in Santa Ana.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 4, 2015

L.A. County acts to curb child sex trafficking in some motels (Los Angeles, CA): Looking for an additional weapon in their continuing battle against the peddling of teens and children for sex, Los Angeles County supervisors moved Tuesday to more tightly regulate emergency shelter motels to ensure they aren't sites for child prostitution.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: March 3, 2015

Sacramento jury finds man committed robbery on behalf of street gang (Sacramento, CA): A Sacramento jury has found a man guilty of committing a robbery for the benefit of his criminal street gang. The jury on Tuesday convicted Shaquile Jerrell Williams, 20, of robbery, and also found that he committed it for the benefit and in association with the Stick Up Starz gang, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: March 3, 2015

Gang members sentenced for Richmond murder (Martinez, CA): Three gang members were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in the May 2013 shooting death of a Richmond man wounded as he drove his car near Hilltop Mall.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: March 3, 2015

Fresno gang member convicted of murder (Fresno County, CA): A Fresno gang member was convicted on Friday of murdering one man and shooting another one in May 2013, the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 3, 2015

Gang 'Shot Caller' From Walnut Gets 27 Years Federal Time (Walnut, CA): The “shot caller” of a Mexican Mafia-controlled gang that operated in a South Los Angeles neighborhood was sentenced Monday to 27 years behind bars for orchestrating the day-to-day activities of the clique.
Source: DiamondBar-WalnutPatch    Date: March 2, 2015

Brutality of racial gang violence detailed in latest arrest (Riverside, CA): Gang violence is a factor in at least five fatal shootings since 2012 in Riverside’s Eastside, police officials said.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: March 1, 2015

Multi-Agency Sweep Targets Gang Members in North County (San Diego County, CA): North County law enforcement agencies arrested 11 suspected gang members in the Vista area Friday as part of an effort to disrupt criminal activity along the Highway 78 corridor.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: February 28, 2015

4 jailed, 1 sought after fight at Fresno's Fashion Fair Mall (Fresno, CA): Action News has uncovered new details following a violent brawl at Fashion Fair Mall that was caught on camera. Fresno police say one of the suspects, Demariea Robinson, 20, turned himself in on Thursday night. They're still actively searching for Isaiah Moore. Police say that fight sparked eight shootings and a murder.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 27, 2015

North Bay Man, 22, Pleaded ‘No Contest’ In Gang-Related Teen Murder (Santa Rosa, CA): A 22-year-old Santa Rosa man pleaded no contest this morning in Sonoma County Superior Court to being an accessory to the murder of a teen at a party in Windsor last June. Sergio Quiroz also admitted an enhancement alleging his actions were intended to benefit a street gang.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: February 27, 2015

Protesters condemn gang conspiracy law (San Diego, CA): About 75 protesters gathered outside the San Diego Superior courthouse Friday to criticize the use of a controversial state gang conspiracy law they say unfairly targets young minority men. The law is being used for the first time here and has drawn national attention.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: February 27, 2015

Jury Deadlocks on Whether Gang Members Knowingly Shot at Anaheim Cops (Anaheim, CA): Time was when the Orange County District Attorney's office could trot cholos in front of a jury of mostly middle-aged gabachas, claim said cholos produced all sorts of crimes against cops, and win verdict after verdict. But we don't live in that Orange County anymore, Toto.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: February 27, 2015

2 Documented Gang Members Arrested In Connection With Riverside Murder (Riverside, CA): Two documented gang members were in custody Friday for allegedly shooting and killing a 40-year-old man.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: February 27, 2015

Fresno family takes bold stand against gang violence (Fresno, CA): A Fresno family is taking a bold stand against gang violence after their mother was shot and killed while sleeping on the couch in her own home. The Alvarez family wants everyone to know they too are victims. They say they're tired of living like prisoners in their own neighborhoods.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 26, 2015

Seaside residents take part in gang violence workshop (Seaside, CA): Over 50 people crowded the Oldemeyer Center in Seaside Thursday night for a community workshop focusing on ending youth gang violence in the city. "My biggest worries are just everything for my daughter," said Seaside resident Joanna Loera. Loera grew up in Seaside and came to the meeting to help make the city a better place for her daughter.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: February 26, 2015

Second suspect named in gang slaying, police say (Riverside, CA): Prosecutors have filed a murder charge against a 19-year-old Riverside man who is among two suspects in a slaying that police say is gang-related in that city nearly a year ago.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: February 26, 2015

U-Haul defense continues cross-examination of SMPD gang detective (Santa Maria, CA): Cross-examination of a Santa Maria Police detective, who works on a gang unit in the city, continued in the U-Haul murder case on Thursday.
Source: Lompoc Record    Date: February 26, 2015

Three convicted in gang-linked shooting on Anaheim police car (Santa Ana, CA): Three men were acquitted Thursday of conspiracy to commit murder but convicted in connection with the gang-related shooting at an unmarked Anaheim police car with uniformed officers inside the vehicle.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 26, 2015

Fresno gang members in custody for fight at Fashion Fair Mall, police say (Fresno, CA): Police say three west Fresno gang members are in custody for the gang-related fight at Fashion Fair Mall earlier this month. Police are searching for two more suspects.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: February 26, 2015

Guard sentenced for smuggling drugs into California prison (Lancaster, CA): A former guard at a state prison in Southern California has been pleaded no contest to smuggling drugs and other contraband to fellow gang members behind bars. Andre Pierre Scott entered the plea Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to four years in prison.
Source: The Tribune    Date: February 25, 2015

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