Gang-Related News Articles

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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.

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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:    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:    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

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