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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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Deputies Arrest 19-Year-Old Soquel Man On Suspicion Of Gang Involvement, Weapons Possession (Santa Cruz County, CA): Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies arrested an alleged gang member after allegedly finding a gun and ammunition while serving a search warrant at his home in unincorporated Santa Cruz County on Saturday.
Source: SF Gate    Date: April 15, 2018

No arrests two weeks after Santa Rosa’s first homicide of 2018 (Santa Rosa, CA): An investigation into Santa Rosa’s first homicide of 2018 — a gunfight between rival gang members that killed one and wounded another — remains hampered by limited cooperation from people involved in the confrontation, according to Santa Rosa police.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 13, 2018

Fresno Police taking an average of 100 guns off the streets each month (Fresno, CA): Neighborhoods infamous for gang violence, filled with Fresno Police officers and gang units, spreading out in South Fresno. It's a daily routine of looking for gang members, and guns, a big contributor to a drop in violent crimes.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 12, 2018

Pomona police find drugs, guns in gang member’s home (Pomona, CA): A Pomona gang member with a long criminal history was arrested Thursday following a search of his home that yielded narcotics and a firearm, police said.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: April 12, 2018

Richmond teen killed in 2009 identified as Sureno gang murder victim (San Francisco, CA): A nearly decade-old fatal shooting of a 16-year-old Richmond boy was among the seven homicides federal investigators tied to a notorious Sureño gang last week.
Source: The Mercury News    Date: April 11, 2018

West Sacramento gang member sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting (West Sacramento, CA): West Sacramento resident Stephon Ramirez, 24, was sentenced to 13 years and eight months in state prison Monday for shooting at an occupied vehicle, plus eight additional months for a probation violation.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 11, 2018

Lakeside Gang Member Indicted in Fentanyl Overdose Death (Lakeside, CA): A federal grand jury indicted a documented Lakeside gang member for allegedly selling fentanyl that led to the death of a La Mesa woman in January.
Source: NBC 7 San Diego    Date: April 11, 2018

Rival gang members attempt to square off, MAGEC detectives jump in making arrests (Fresno, CA): Two gang members are off the streets of Fresno after an undercover operation between MAGEC detectives and Homeland Security agents. Officials made the arrests this afternoon at the intersection of Cedar and Kings Canyon Blvd.
Source:    Date: April 11, 2018

LA gang member arrested for trafficking minor through Fresno and across state (Fresno, CA): A gang member from LA is arrested for trafficking a minor through Fresno and across the state. On Sunday, Fresno Police pulled over 34-year-old Gerrey Brown on Parkway Drive near Olive Avenue. Police say he has an extensive criminal history, including charges for firearms and robbery.
Source:    Date: April 10, 2018

Santa Rosa gang members plead 'no contest' in attempted murder case (Santa Rosa, CA): Two Santa Rosa street gang members are pleading “no contest” to attempted murder for a 2016 shooting of a rival who’d cooperated with police on a gang‑related stabbing, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: April 10, 2018

Gang member sentenced to 300 years to life in prison for innocent bystander's murder (Los Angeles County, CA): A 25-year-old gang member from Canoga Park was sentenced last month to 300 years to life in state prison for the murder of an innocent bystander struck by a stray bullet during a shooting in 2015, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: April 10, 2018

‘Broderick Boy’ gang member sentenced to prison (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced Judge Janene Beronio has sentenced 24-year-old Stephon Ramirez of West Sacramento to 13 years and 8 months in state prison. She also sentenced him to an additional 8 months state prison on a case for which he had been on probation.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: April 10, 2018

A Sacramento gang member waved a gun in a music video. He now faces life in prison (Sacramento, CA): Deandre Marquis Rogers, 25, was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison Friday for a third-strike felony stemming from a rap music video posted in December 2016.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 9, 2018

Palos Verdes High student charged in South LA killing told police he wasn’t a gang member (Los Angeles, CA): A 18-year-old former Palos Verdes High School student accused of driving the getaway car in a fatal South Los Angeles shooting told police investigating the murder that he wasn’t a gang member because he had never been initiated, testimony revealed Monday at his preliminary hearing.
Source: Daily Breeze    Date: April 9, 2018

Reports: Fatal stabbing outside Fox Theater resulted from dispute between rival gang members (Bakersfield, CA): Surveillance footage and Facebook posts, along with witness statements, helped police track down four men accused in the stabbing death of a man outside the Fox Theater following a hip-hop concert in February, according to court documents.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: April 9, 2018

Woman testifies about co-accused in gang-slaying prelim (Los Angeles County, CA): A Saugus man was ordered Monday to stand trial for the murder of Ivan Solis, following a day-long preliminary hearing in which his co-accused testified against him.
Source: The Santa Clarita Valley Signal    Date: April 9, 2018

Gang Member Gets 15 Years for Drug, Weapons Violations (Los Angeles, CA): A 27-year-old gang member was sentenced Monday to more than 15 years behind bars for his role in a conspiracy in which three street gangs came together under the control of an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member to run drug sales along the Los Angeles River from Elysian Park to Burbank.
Source:    Date: April 9, 2018

10 alleged Sureno gang members charged with 7 murders in SF and Richmond (San Francisco, CA): A joint operation between federal Homeland Security investigators and San Francisco police has lead to the arrests of ten suspected members of a gang called the 19th Street/16th Street Surenos, operating out of San Francisco's Mission District.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: April 6, 2018

Bill to combat gang violence, protect victims moves forward (Paso Robles, CA): This week, a bill authored by Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) that would increase protections for victims and witnesses of gang-related crimes, passed through the public safety committee with bi-partisan support.
Source: Paso Robles Daily News    Date: April 5, 2018

Victim of November shooting allegedly targeted for gang affiliation (Ventura County, CA): David Smith’s killer said he was going “rabbit hunting” the night the 19-year-old was gunned down in a Newbury Park residential neighborhood in November, according to testimony delivered during a March 5 preliminary hearing in Ventura County court.
Source: Thousand Oaks Acorn    Date: April 5, 2018

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