Feds: 'Head of the Snake' Taken Down In Nuestra Familia Prison Gang BustFederal prosecutors joined with Bay Area law enforcement Thursday morning to announce sweeping action against prison gangs in Northern California, characterizing the bust as cutting off "the head of the snake."
Nuestra Familia Gang Member Salvador Castro Sentenced For Running Drug Ring From California PrisonHigh-ranking Nuestra Familia prison gang member Salvador Castro Jr., was sentenced Monday to 17 years and six months in prison after pleading guilty in January to running a drug ring out of a California prison.
Nuestra Familia Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking From Central Valley PrisonA high-ranking Nuestra Familia prison gang member has pleaded guilty to running a drug ring out of a Fresno County prison, authorities announced.
Nuestra Familia Prison Gang Associates Admit Roles In Stabbing Attacks In Monterey Co. JailThree associates of the Nuestra Familia prison gang pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering conspiracy charges, admitting their roles in violent crimes as a means to enforce gang rules inside Monterey County Jail.
Nuestra Familia Gang Associates Plead Guilty To Violent Monterey County Jail AttacksTwo associates of the notorious Nuestra Familia prison gang have pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges, admitting they were responsible for violent attacks of other inmates at the Monterey County Jail, authorities said.
NorCal Prison Gang Members Sentenced For Murder, Racketeering ConvictionsFour members of the Nuestra Familia prison gang were sentenced today to lengthy terms in state prison for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy that involved several murders, drug trafficking and firearms offenses, prosecutors said.
Two Dozen Alleged Gang Members Indicted After Sweeping 'Red October' RaidsTwo dozen alleged associates of the statewide criminal gang Nuestra Familia were indicted in San Jose on March 4 on 34 felony counts following raids by law enforcement last Oct. 30 in the South Bay and Modesto.
31 Arrested In Massive South Bay Gang Sweep Appear In CourtThirty-one alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia gang sat in chains and handcuffs at the Hall of Justice in a courtroom crowded with their friends, relatives and attorneys for both sides.
Mass Indictments Expected To Cut Down Gilroy Gang ActivityGilroy police said they expect to see a drop in gang-related crimes because of the massive grand jury indictment of violent gang members on Thursday.
48 Face Charges In Largest Ever Santa Clara County Gang IndictmentGrand jury indictments were handed down against 48 suspected members of the Nuestra Familia gang in Santa Clara County on Tuesday.
CA Cracks Down on Prison Gangs
Dozens Arrested in Gang Crackdown