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Detectives investigate streak of gang violence in northern Sacramento County (Sacramento County, CA): In just two months last year, members of a northern Sacramento County gang allegedly killed two people and injured two more in a spate of violence that law enforcement officials have described as unusually heinous.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 15, 2014

Teen gang stabber violates parole again (San Mateo, CA): A teenage gang member on probation for assaulting a rival less than a month after receiving parole for an unrelated stabbing again violated his restrictions by affiliating with a gang and possessing a cell phone.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: June 14, 2014

Three arrested in Lodi gang sweep targeting Norteño members (Lodi, CA): Spurred by recent violence in Lodi and Stockton, authorities conducted a sweep focusing on known Norteño gang members in the area Friday.
Source: CBS Sacramento    Date: June 14, 2014

Convicted felon allegedly tied to gangs nabbed during search in Oakland (Oakland, CA): After a brief search along city streets Saturday afternoon, police arrested a convicted felon with local gang ties who was wanted for a reported parole violation.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 14, 2014

Murder charges dropped for one in five accused of Oceanside park gang killing (Vista, CA): Murder and other charges were dismissed this week against one of five people accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: KUSI News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang members attack, stab man in Fallbrook (Fallbrook, CA): Gang members attacked and repeatedly stabbed a 25-year-old man in Fallbrook late Thursday, sheriff's officials said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: June 13, 2014

10 arrested in Santa Ana gang sweep (Santa Ana, CA): Officers targeted more than a dozen people who police say are affiliated with gangs in a Friday morning sweep, the latest operation in an ongoing effort to combat a recent increase in gang shootings and homicides.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang member gets life for beating in San Diego of UC Berkeley student (San Diego, CA): A man who participated with a fellow gang member in a crime spree that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in San Diego was sentenced Friday to 170 years to life in state prison.
Source: San Diego 6 News    Date: June 13, 2014

Gang suppression unit hits Fresno streets (Fresno, CA): Tactical officers are on patrol throughout Fresno. They're looking to pull guns, gang members and drugs off Valley streets. Right now, the department is one month into a special summer gang suppression effort. So far there have been more than 100 weapons recovered, most of them in the past few weeks.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 13, 2014

Reputed gang member found guilty in 2012 shooting deaths (Los Angeles, CA): A Los Angeles jury found a reputed gang member guilty Friday for killing two men whose bodies were found inside a Panorama City apartment two years ago.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 13, 2014

Mistrial in murder counts against two in Sacramento gang killing (Sacramento, CA): Two men charged in a south Sacramento gang killing three years ago escaped first-degree murder convictions Thursday, but jurors could not reach verdicts on second-degree counts, and Superior Court Judge Allen H. Sumner declared a mistrial.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: June 12, 2014

Charges dismissed against one of five people accused of Libby Lake Park killings (Vista, CA): Murder and other charges were dismissed Thursday against one of five people accused of opening fire in an Oceanside park in rival gang territory, killing a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy and wounding two other teens.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: June 12, 2014

Gang link probed in deadly shootings (Lodi, CA): Investigators believe the gang ties of several young teens led to two recent shootings in Lodi and that the violence may have spilled into north Stockton a few days later, authorities said.
Source: The Record    Date: June 11, 2014

Suspect arrested in Linda drive-by shooting (Linda, CA): A suspected gang member was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a daytime drive-by shooting that injured one man in west Linda on May 15, according to the Yuba County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: June 11, 2014

Fresno police launch gang sweep to counter shootings, homemade guns (Fresno, CA): Three gang-related shootings on Tuesday night and an uptick in homemade weapons have Fresno police preparing to combat gang violence as the summer months approach.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 11, 2014

Despite drop in crime, East Palo Alto has mixed record of loosening the grip of gangs (East Palo Alto, CA): They were gunned down on sunny days: Chariece Chew, Christopher Baker, Jonathan Alcazar, Stoney Gipson and, finally, Lamont Coleman. And, according to gang investigators, the turf feuds and drug vendettas behind this spasm of violence all traced back to one city: East Palo Alto.
Source: Peninsula Press    Date: June 11, 2014

Chico police gang unit arrest shooting suspect during search warrant operation (Chico, CA): Two people, including a man allegedly connected to a drive-by shooting, were arrested during a series of search warrants served Tuesday at five locations as the Chico Police Department's gang unit investigates two separate shootings.
Source: Oroville Mercury-Register     Date: June 11, 2014

Fresno PD conducts summer gang/gun suppression efforts (Fresno, CA): Police are tracking a disturbing new way criminals are getting ahold of guns. They're ordering weapon parts online and assembling their own guns, according to Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: June 11, 2014

Gang member accused of gun assault arraigned (Murrieta, CA): A Hemet gang member accused of seriously injuring a man in a beating pleaded not guilty today to attempted murder and other felony charges. Daniel Raymond Nunez, 26, could face more than 30 years behind bars if convicted of two counts of attempted murder and one count each of assault with a deadly weapon, shooting at an inhabited dwelling and gang activity.
Source: The Valley News    Date: June 10, 2014

Two Bulldog gang members arrested with weapons (Fresno, CA): Two Bulldog gang members were arrested early Tuesday morning with weapons and ammunition, said Lt. Mark Salazar of the Fresno Police Department's Street Violence Gun Crime Unit.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 10, 2014

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