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Marina gang attack arrest (Marina, CA): On September 13, there was a gang-related fight at the 3100 block of Del Monte Boulevard in Marina. The victim, a known gang member, was attacked by three rival gang members.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: September 25, 2015

17 Arrested in East County Gang Drug Sweep (Lemon Grove, CA): A 20-month multi-agency investigation into gang-related drug dealing in the South Bay and East County culminated this week in the arrests of 17 people, authorities reported.
Source: Lemon Grove Patch    Date: September 25, 2015

LAPD arrests 8 Pacoima gang members, seizes 20 firearms (Los Angeles, CA): A months-long investigation into a Pacoima-based street gang led to eight arrests and the seizure of more than 20 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, Los Angeles police said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: September 25, 2015

Mayor Kevin Johnson finally realizes gang prevention strategy several years after young mother's death inspired him (Sacramento, CA): Nearly five years after Monique Nelson threw herself over her baby boy and took a gangster's bullet straight to the heart, a political response inspired by her memory has finally stirred to life. Buoyed by $1 million in Measure U sales tax revenues, the Sacramento City Council last Tuesday approved the first-year goals of its newly re-established Gang Prevention and Intervention Task Force.
Source: Sacramento News & Review    Date: September 24, 2015

Taking Community Policing to the Next Level (Santa Ana, CA): The hardscrabble working-class Bay Area city of Richmond has an ugly history of violence -- so ugly that a state senator once compared it to Iraq. In 1990, during the peak of the nation's crack epidemic, the city, which at the time had 86,000 residents, recorded 62 homicides.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: September 24, 2015

Redding gang member convicted of attempted murder (Redding, CA): A Shasta County jury found a gang member living in Redding guilty of attempted murder along with a number of other violent charges.
Source: Redding Record Searchlight    Date: September 24, 2015

17 Arrested in Multi-Agency South Bay Gang Drug Sweep (San Diego, CA): A 20-month multi-agency investigation into gang-related drug dealing in the South Bay and East County culminated Thursday in the arrests of 17 people, authorities reported.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: September 24, 2015

Three children wounded in South L.A. drive-by shooting (Los Angeles, CA): Three children were wounded Wednesday evening when they were caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting while eating at a South Los Angeles taco stand.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: September 23, 2015

Some Progress, But Still a Failure to Communicate (Santa Ana, CA): When Vanessa Cerda was told about a man with a camera talking to a police officer one afternoon last month in Jerome Park, which is adjacent to her Townsend Street neighborhood, she didn't waste any time confronting him.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: September 23, 2015

Paramount gang member sentenced to death for 2007 double homicide (Paramount, CA): A documented Paramount Barrio gang member convicted of killing two men from a rival gang was sentenced to death Monday. A jury convicted Luis Jesus Rodriguez, 32, of two founts of first-degree murder in February 2014, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: September 22, 2015

Man Injured in Suspected Watsonville Gang-Related Shooting: Police (Watsonville, CA): One person was injured in a suspected gang-related shooting in Watsonville early Sunday morning, a police detective said today.
Source: WatsonvillePatch    Date: September 22, 2015

40 arrested in Fontana gang sweep (Fontana, CA): Forty people were arrested and 18 pounds of methamphetamine were seized during a gang enforcement sweep Friday in Fontana.
Source: The Sun    Date: September 21, 2015

Gang members convicted in Desert Hot Springs shooting (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Two gang members were convicted Friday of first-degree murder in the New Year's Day 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Desert Hot Springs.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: September 18, 2015

Youth, anti-gang forum planned for Visalia (Visalia, CA): The public is invited to hear about issues affecting Tulare County youths as well as to learn about the county’s Step Up Program, which is designed to keep youngsters out of gangs.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: September 18, 2015

A guide to the creation, rise and rule of Latino gangs in the U.S. (Los Angeles, CA): The murder of a Latino gang member reported this past May in Vice serves as the backdrop to the widespread attention currently being pushed on California’s record dryness and its struggling agriculture production, much of which is found in the Central Valley.
Source: Latina Lista    Date: September 17, 2015

76 arrested in Stockton gang operation (Stockton, CA): A three-month investigation led to the arrest of dozens of gang members in Stockton. A total of 76 people were arrested, and 68 weapons were taken off the streets.
Source: KCRA 3 News    Date: September 17, 2015

Monterey Taskforce Arrests Known Gang Member (Greenfield, CA): Agents from the Southern Monterey County Violence Suppression Collaboration (S.M.C.V.S.C.) served a state search warrant in the city of Greenfield in culmination of a month-long investigation that led the agents to arrest the homeowner Isaac Orlando Chan, who is known by the agencies involved as a member of a criminal street gang, on numerous charges.
Source: Crime Voice    Date: September 17, 2015

Jury deliberating in fatal Desert Hot Springs shooting (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Jurors concluded their first full day of deliberations today in the trial of two gang members charged in the New Year's Day 2012 shooting death of a 16-year-old boy in Desert Hot Springs.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: September 17, 2015

Residents confront leaders about rise in gang violence (South Los Angeles, CA): A woman stood at the microphone in the sanctuary of Hamilton United Methodist Church Sept. 13 and pleaded with a panel of gang interventionists and law enforcement personnel on behalf of her remaining son. She was speaking at an emergency meeting called by City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson to address the recent rise in gang-related homicides.
Source: Los Angeles Wave    Date: September 17, 2015

Gang and Drug Investigation Results in Seven Arrests (Chino, CA): A two month gang related drug-trafficking investigation came to a successful conclusion afterofficers served four search warrants Wednesday, resulting in seven arrests. The investigation, known as “Operation Checkmate,” began in July of this year through the collaborative efforts of the Chino Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration DEA) Southern California Drug Task Force.
Source: DEA.gov    Date: September 17, 2015

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