Gang-Related News Articles

Photo illustration showing an open laptop and a cloud created from the word “news”

Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


.
California map graphic 12,879 articles from California
Woodland police report crime rates up slightly during early 2020 (Woodland, CA): The rate of crime was up slightly during the first three months of 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic, forced Woodland’s population to shelter in place.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: May 26, 2020

2 men wounded in Anaheim shooting; drive themselves to hospital (Anaheim, CA): Two men were wounded Monday night in Anaheim when someone shot into their vehicle, but they were able to drive themselves to the hospital, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 26, 2020

Illegal Narcotics & Marijuana Located (Oxnard, CA): During the month of May 2020, detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit and Sheriff’s Gang Unit concluded an investigation into illegal narcotics activity involving a residence in the City of Oxnard.
Source: Citizens Journal    Date: May 26, 2020

Gang member sentenced to life without parole in 2015 killing (Bakersfield, CA): A 26-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting another man during summer 2015. Anthony Laws, a member of the Country Boy Crips gang, was sentenced Friday for first-degree murder, attempted murder and multiple other crimes for which he was convicted in the killing of Brian Anderson.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: May 25, 2020

Possible gang-related shooting leaves 1 wounded in South Whittier (Whittier, CA): A possibly gang-related shooting in South Whittier left one man critically wounded Sunday, but he was expected to survive. The man who was shot allegedly identified himself as a member of a South Whittier gang before the suspects fired at him between three to five times.
Source: Whittier Daily News    Date: May 24, 2020

Gang Member Found with Short Barreled Shotgun During Traffic Stop in Pomona (Pomona, CA): A traffic stop in Pomona led to the arrest of a convicted felon and documented gang member on various weapons violations after authorities found a short barreled shotgun next to his seat in the vehicle, police said Saturday morning.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: May 23, 2020

Gang investigation ends in 8 arrests, gun and drug seizures (San Jose, CA): A South Bay gang investigation culminated Wednesday and Thursday in eight arrests, as well as the seizure of half a dozen firearms, illegal drugs and tens of thousands of dollars, authorities said.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: May 22, 2020

Boy arrested in gang shooting at Santa Rosa-area park (Santa Rosa, CA): A boy was arrested Wednesday in connection with a suspected gang- related shooting at a southwest Santa Rosa-area park that sent one teen to the hospital last week.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: May 22, 2020

Reputed Gang Member Arrested for Alleged Gun, Drug Crimes in Coachella (Coachella, CA): A reputed gang member with a warrant out for his arrest was behind bars Thursday without bail, accused of violating his probation and other alleged crimes.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: May 21, 2020

Authorities: Gang member's arrest on felony weapon allegations tied to string of Napa burglaries (Napa, CA): A reported gang member arrested Wednesday morning in Napa possessed an array of guns and ammunition – including two military-style rifles and a handgun connected to a prolific burglar arrested earlier in the day, according to authorities.
Source: Napa Valley Register    Date: May 21, 2020

Dozens of rounds fired in series of gang-related shootings involving rifles, SFPD says (San Francisco, CA): San Francisco police are investigating a series of gang-related shootings in The City and elsewhere in the Bay Area involving dozens of shots fired and high-powered rifles, Police Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: May 21, 2020

Gang member arrested after drugs and gun found during search, Merced police say (Merced, CA): Merced police say a traffic stop led officers to find a rifle and drugs and the arrest of a gang member. At about 11 a.m. Thursday, officers with the Merced Police Gang Violence Suppression Unit stopped a vehicle in the 1500 block of Sycamore Avenue in Atwater, according to a Merced Police Department news release.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 21, 2020

Convicted Felon, Norteño Gang Member Arrested For Stolen Weapons Possession, Released On Bail (Napa, CA): A known gang member and convicted felon was arrested for possession of stolen guns in Napa and later released on bail, authorities said.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 21, 2020

Teenager is charged with possession of narcotics for sale and intimidation of a witness (San Bernardino County, CA): A San Bernardino teenager was arrested on charges of possession of narcotics for sale and intimidation of a witness, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: May 20, 2020

Fairfield shooting suspect arraigned, pleads not guilty (Fairfield, CA): A 19-year-old man arrested earlier this week for allegedly shooting and wounding an 18-year-old multiple times in Fairfield has pleaded not guilty to an attempted murder charge and faces a preliminary hearing in the coming days.
Source: The Reporter    Date: May 20, 2020

Police: Gang-related shooting leaves teen with life-threatening wounds; suspect caught (Fairfield, CA): A shooting, described by police as gang-related, left a Fairfield teen with life-threatening wounds Sunday afternoon.
Source: Daily Republic    Date: May 19, 2020

Gang Member Arrested, 2nd Sought In Fremont Home Invasion Robbery, Same-Day Crime Spree (Fremont, CA): A gang member has been arrested a second gang member sought following an armed home invasion of a home in Fremont earlier this month, along with a robbery spree committed on the same day, authorities announced Tuesday.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: May 19, 2020

Mercedes police capture man wanted for gang-related aggravated assault (Mercedes, CA): A man wanted for aggravated assault in Mercedes is now off the streets. Mercedes police Chief Dagoberto Chavez confirmed they have Nelson Castro in custody.
Source: KRGV 5 News    Date: May 19, 2020

Court date reset again for Vallejo gang member, 22, accused of 2015 murder (Solano County, CA): Because of the ongoing pandemic, a Solano County Superior Court judge has rescheduled proceedings in the case of a 22-year-old Vallejo gang member accused of first-degree murder in 2015 in Vallejo.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: May 19, 2020

Hollywood Hills party that drew 100 people ended as LAPD officers heard man shoot himself; gang activity suspected (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles police arrived at a Hollywood Hills home Saturday night after neighbors complained about a raging party taking place despite the coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings.
Source: KTLA 5 News    Date: May 19, 2020

Disclaimer: The news items and links are provided as an informational resource to you. Each of the linked Web page providers has its own policies and practices regarding how long a link to its news item is available before it is archived or a fee is charged. Also, some of the sites require users to register in order to access materials. We do not guarantee the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of any linked website information, nor whether a link from the website may take the user to unintended or objectionable content. Please contact us to report any problems. Thank you.