Oakland police said they detained seven suspected gang members Friday morning when they served multiple search warrants for suspects in a variety of violent crimes.
A federal grand jury in Oakland recently indicted 40 reputed members and associates of the Burn Out Family Mafia gang for drug trafficking, identity theft and firearm possession charges.
Dozens of people have been arrested in Oakland on drug, weapons and murder charges following a sweep by local and federal authorities.
A series of raids in the Bay Area Tuesday morning resulted in the arrests of 16 members of the “Insane Viet Thugs” gang, a spokeswoman for the California Attorney General’s Office said.
There have been 48 arrests as part of a massive gang member sweep in Alameda County.