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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Merced gang member, convicted felon jailed after found with stolen gun (Merced, CA): Merced police arrested on Wednesday a gang member found to have a stolen gun. Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit developed information that 22-year-old gang member Pedro Montoya had a gun at his home.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: June 8, 2017

Gang member sentenced to 50 years to life for killing Target maintenance worker (Van Nuys, CA): A 27-year-old convicted gang member was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison Thursday for stabbing and shooting to death a maintenance worker in 2014 who was pressure washing at a Target parking.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: June 8, 2017

Child struck by stray bullet in gang-related shooting in Compton, deputies say (Compton, CA): A small child was wounded by a stray bullet in a gang-related shooting Wednesday while riding in a car with his mother through a Compton neighborhood, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: June 7, 2017

Modesto Police Street Gangs Unit seize four guns in seven hours (Modesto, CA): Modesto Police Department’s Street Gang Unit seized four illegal guns Tuesday night, bringing their total to 70 so far this year.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: June 7, 2017

3 Lompoc Teens Arrested After Alleged Gang-Related Shooting Leaves 1 Wounded (Lompoc, CA): Three teens with alleged ties to a criminal street gang were arrested for suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting last month, Lompoc police said Friday.
Source: Noozhawk    Date: June 2, 2017

Alleged Concord Norteños hit with new attempted murder charges after dismissal (Martinez, CA): Two alleged gang members who beat a conspiracy case on a technicality weeks ago have been hit with a new, more serious string of charges that allege they conspired to murder two people last summer.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: June 2, 2017

Armed gang member arrested by Fresno police (Fresno, CA): A .22-caliber rifle and ammunition were seized by Fresno police Tuesday from a Bulldog gang member in central Fresno, Sgt. Brian Valles reported.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: June 1, 2017

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Gang Member (Calexico, CA): U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a “Sureño 13” gang member near the downtown area of Calexico Wednesday morning after he crossed illegally into the U.S.
Source: KMIR News    Date: June 1, 2017

Gang member shot deputy with a handgun, but he had an assault rifle in a duffel bag, officials say (Riverside, County, CA): A suspected gang member was carrying a short-barreled assault rifle when he opened fire with a handgun and struck a Riverside County sheriff's deputy several times last week in Coachella, court documents show.
Source: The Desert Sun     Date: May 31, 2017

Fresno police gearing up against gang retaliation for deadly shootings (Fresno, CA): After a bloody weekend of three shooting deaths that appear to be gang-related, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer says the entire police department – including auto theft and narcotics officers – will focus on preventing further gang violence with high-visibility patrols that target armed individuals.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 30, 2017

Safety Bulletin Issued To Southland Law Enforcement Officers After Gang-Related Threat (Los Angeles, CA): The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department issued a safety bulletin to its deputies and other area agencies and their personnel after learning of a gang-related threat against Southland law enforcement officers, the department revealed Tuesday.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: May 30, 2017

Police arrest four gang members including two teens with AK-47 and handgun (Fresno, CA): It started with reports of shots fired at C Street in Southwest Fresno. Police say officers pursued four gang members in a car chase but the suspects crashed at East Belgravia and South Tupman where officers arrested them.
Source:    Date: May 30, 2017

Police investigating North Bay bike path shooting as gang related (Santa Rosa, CA): Two people are in the hospital following a shooting Sunday night in Santa Rosa, which police are investigating as gang-related.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: May 29, 2017

Bloody gang attack wounds two: Non-gang victims just trying to park a car in Arlington Heights (Los Angeles, CA): Two 18-year-old men who were innocently parking their car were in stable condition Monday after being shot in a gang attack on a dark Arlington Heights street shortly before midnight.
Source:    Date: May 29, 2017

San Diegans who suspect they may be in a gang database seek answers from SDPD (San Diego, CA): D’Andre Brooks is celebrating a milestone. The 31-year-old graduated from San Diego City College on Friday with an associate’s degree in sociology. He’ll begin classes at San Diego State University in the fall.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: May 27, 2017

Man Killed In Apparent Gang Shooting Downtown L.A. (Los Angeles, CA): A man was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in downtown Los Angeles Friday about the same time and in the same general area where a dog was fatally shot by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Patch    Date: May 26, 2017

Gang Member Gets 37 Years in Prison for Killing, Wounding Rivals in Encanto (San Diego, CA): A gang member who drove into rival territory in Encanto and opened fire on two men — killing one and wounding another — was sentenced Friday to nearly 37 years in state prison.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: May 26, 2017

‘Ya win some, ya lose some,’ says Irish gang founder after life sentence in Crockett murder (Martinez, CA): The founder of an Irish-American street gang who helped build a methamphetamine trafficking empire in the early 2000s was sentenced Friday to 100 years to life.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: May 26, 2017

Man arrested in connection with cold case, gang-related 2014 Sunnyvale homicide (Sunnyvale, CA): Police in Sunnyvale have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a cold case, fatal gang-related shooting in Sunnyvale in 2014, the Department of Public Safety said Thursday.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: May 25, 2017

This teenage gang member ‘just really wanted to go to jail,’ Atwater police say (Atwater, CA): A 17-year-old Orange County gang member asked to go to jail early Thursday. But he hadn’t committed a crime, so nobody would arrest him, according to Atwater police.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 25, 2017

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