East Bay Gang War: Last 2 Of 15 Defendants Plead No Contest To Attempted MurderOn Wednesday, the last two defendants in the "Operation Omega Red" case pleaded no contest to charges of attempted murder with gang-related enhancements, the last of 15 defendants in a case involving a gang war between Nortenos and Surenos in central and eastern Contra Costa.
Contra Costa County Norteno Gang Crackdown Ends With 15 ConvictionsA Contra Costa County gang crackdown, launched in 2016 and targeting violent Norteno gang members and their associates, has resulted in 15 individuals being convicted of felony offenses including attempted murder, transporting weapons and selling drugs, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
31 People Arrested In Crackdown On Violent, Drug-Running Street GangAuthorities arrested 31 people who they say are connected to a violent, drug-running gang directed from inside Pelican Bay State Prison.
Massive East Bay Bust Snares 24 Alleged Norteño Gang MembersA joint law enforcement operation conducted a massive gang bust in eastern and central Contra Costa County last week.
San Francisco Murder Conviction Upheld Despite Claims Of False Testimony From PoliceA federal judge rejected a gang member's challenge to his murder conviction, despite a San Francisco police sergeant's false testimony.
29 Alleged SJ Gang Members Indicted For 3-Year Home Burglary SpreeNearly 30 suspected San Jose gang members were indicted for a three-year burglary spree at hundreds of homes in three Bay Area counties, Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
'Point Break' Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested In Connection With San Jose, Campbell HeistsMembers of a sophisticated crew dubbed “Point Break,” suspected in bank robberies in San Jose and Campbell, were arrested Tuesday in a joint operation by law enforcement agencies in four counties, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.
Santa Clara Police Urging More Witnesses To Come Forward In Levi's Stadium Assault Caught On Camera
No Contest Pleas From Couple In PetSmart Burglaries; Homes Ransacked After Pets BoardedA former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend have pleaded no contest to burglary charges for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart, San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Sonoma Valley Teen 'Gunsmith' Arrested On Weapons ChargesA 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.
3 Alleged Street Gang Members Arrested In San JoseSan Jose police arrested three alleged street gang associates last weekend, including two reputed Norteno members and a juvenile who discarded a stolen gun when confronted by officers, police said.
Feds Indict 27 Members Of San Jose-Based 'Mexican Mafia' With Murder, Racketeering, Drug ChargesThe U.S. Attorney's Office in San Jose Wednesday unsealed a 41-count indictment against 27 members of the San Jose-based "Mexican Mafia" street gang the Sur Santos Pride on racketeering, murder, drug dealing, firearms and other charges.
South SF Gang Member Gets 5 Life Terms For Array Of CrimesA Norteño gang member has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to five life terms for an array of convictions, including the racketeering murders of three young men perceived as rival gang members in South San Francisco in 2010.
Alleged Gang Members Arrested In Redwood City 'Mini Crime Spree'It took less than three hours for two alleged Norteño gang members to rob three Redwood City convenience stores Tuesday morning with rifles stolen in a residential burglary days earlier, Redwood City police said Wednesday.