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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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Four suspected gang members charged with murder after two shootings in Artesia (Artesia, CA): Four teen adults — all described by the sheriff’s department as gang members — have been arrested and charged in the killing of a 23-year-old bystander who was shot in Artesia, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: March 13, 2019

Gang member in country illegally arrested in woman’s slaying (San Jose, CA): Authorities in Northern California are criticizing sanctuary policies they say prevented federal authorities from detaining a gang member in the country illegally before he allegedly killed a woman inside her home.
Source: The Denver Post    Date: March 13, 2019

Judge declines request to remove Fullerton man from state’s gang database (Orange County, CA): A judge declined Tuesday to remove a lifelong Fullerton resident from a state gang database, finding that it was too early to tell if he had completely left his gang ties behind. Ruben Lona was seeking to be the first person in Orange County, and one of the first in the state, to be removed through a judge’s order from a law enforcement database that tracks street-gang membership.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: March 12, 2019

Border Patrol Agents Arrest 18th Street Gang Member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an “18th Street” gang member near Calexico Saturday morning. At approximately 9:01 p.m., Border Patrol agents encountered a man that they suspected had entered the United States illegally approximately one-half-miles east of the Calexico West Port of Entry.
Source: NBC Palm Springs    Date: March 12, 2019

Hundreds removed from San Diego County gang injunction lists (San Diego, CA): Hundreds of people previously suspected of being gang members are having their names removed from injunction lists in San Diego County.
Source: KGTV 10 News    Date: March 11, 2019

2 Adults, 2 Juveniles Arrested after Gang-Related Shooting in Lompoc (Lompoc, CA): Two adults and two juveniles were taken into custody on suspicion of attempted murder in Lompoc in connection with a shooting last week that injured one person.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: March 11, 2019

Gang Member Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Venice Boardwalk Killing (Los Angeles, CA): A gang member was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the 2015 Venice boardwalk shooting death of a young man hoping to break into the music business.
Source:    Date: March 11, 2019

Three Suspects in Custody After Gang Shooting Friday Night in Santa Rosa (Santa Rosa, CA): Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a Gang Shooting last Friday night in Santa Rosa that left an 18 year old shot multiple times.
Source: KSRO 1350 News    Date: March 11, 2019

Man shot multiple times in northwest Santa Rosa during gang-related incident, police said (Santa Rosa, CA): Authorities Saturday continued investigating an apparent gang-related shooting Friday night near an apartment complex in the northwest part of Santa Rosa.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: March 9, 2019

Ex-Glendale detective who helped gang members, an Orange County resident, sentenced to federal prison (Orange County, CA): An ex-Glendale police detective who took bribes from the Mexican Mafia and Armenian organized crime in exchange for information and then lied to investigators about his criminal connections was sentenced Friday to nearly two years in federal prison.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: March 8, 2019

Police link Oakland felon to gang-related San Pablo Park shootings in Berkeley (Berkeley, CA): Cellphone records, ammunition and a Chevrolet Impala helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley’s San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week from Alameda County Superior Court.
Source: Berkeleyside    Date: March 8, 2019

Gang member arrested on gun related charges inside Club One Casino (Fresno, CA): A man was arrested on gun charges inside Club One Casino in downtown Fresno. Fresno police officers were dispatched to the casino around 2:40 a.m. on Friday, March 8th regarding a man acting strange inside the lobby. According to police the man was making statements that someone was outside trying to harm him; the individual also stated he was armed.
Source:    Date: March 8, 2019

Westside Crips Gang Member Sentenced to 82 Months (San Diego, CA): A leader of the Westside Crips was sentenced to 82 months in prison yesterday for his aggravating role in a racketeering conspiracy involving sex trafficking, narcotics trafficking and other violent crimes as well as possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.
Source: The United States Department of Justice    Date: March 8, 2019

LA County Officers Claim Abuse by ‘Sheriff’s Gang’ (Los Angeles, CA): In claims filed with Los Angeles County on Thursday, a group of Latino officers say a street gang within the ranks of the LA County Sheriff’s Department assaulted them and continues to operate a clique that intimidates and harasses anyone who speaks up about their actions.
Source: Courthouse News Service    Date: March 7, 2019

Border Patrol agents arrest 18th Street gang member (Calexico, CA): Border Patrol agents arrested an 18th Street gang member suspected of illegally entering the United States near Calexico Wednesday afternoon. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Border Patrol agents found a man who was suspected of illegally entering the country near Calexico.
Source: KYMA 11 News    Date: March 7, 2019

Two arrested for attempted murder in gang shooting in Merced, police say (Merced, CA): Merced police on Tuesday said they arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting last month. A 26-year-old man was shot once in the leg around 4:30 p.m. Feb. 20 near 12th and R streets by 18-year-old Angelo Ornelas and 23-year-old Daniel Jones, according to police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: March 5, 2019

Fresno man captured in connection with suspected gang killing in 2014, authorities say (Fresno, CA): A Fresno man was captured this week in connection with a gang-related slaying in 2014, law enforcement officials in Washington state said Tuesday. Police received a tip this month that Daniel Cervantes Cardenas, 32, was living in Toppenish, a city of about 9,000 20 miles south of Yakima in central Washington.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: March 5, 2019

Teen Bystander Killed in Suspected Gang-Related Shooting in Lompoc (Lompoc, CA): A 17-year-old girl who police say was an innocent bystander was killed Monday night in west Lompoc in a shooting incident that also left a known gang member wounded, according to the Lompoc Police Department.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: March 4, 2019

KCSO: Man wanted for murder, considered armed and dangerous (Bakersfield, CA): A 32-year-old man is wanted for murder, attempted murder, shooting at an inhabited dwelling, felon in possession of a firearm and participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: March 4, 2019

2 men shot in gang-related attack in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): Two men in their 30s were shot by a lone gunman during a gang-related attack Sunday morning, according to police.
Source: FOX 11 Los Angeles    Date: March 3, 2019

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