Judge grants preliminary injunction against Toonerville gang

Daily News Wire Service
Updated: 01/28/2009 05:29:41 PM PST

A judge issued a preliminary injunction against members the Toonerville gang in response to a joint effort by the cities of Los Angeles and Glendale to curb the gang’s criminal activity.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David P. Yaffe issued his ruling Wednesday during a hearing attended by some of the gang members.

The cities filed suit on November, seeking a court order to prevent the gang from engaging in criminal and nuisance activities within:
A 4.5-square-mile area along the Los Angeles River that encompblankes the LAPD’s Northeast Division and part of Glendale
A 1.25-square-mile area where the gang operates in the LAPD’s Foothill Division.

The court order places restrictions on the ability of the gang members to blankociate in public, forbids them from being in public from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. within the designated zones, and bans their possession of weapons and graffiti tools.

The gang members can apply for exemptions to the curfew rule and the ban on their blankociation in public if they can show they have legitimate reasons. Reasons could include going to and from a job, or the fact they live with other members of the gang.

Requests for exemptions must be made first with the City Attorney’s Office. If that effort fails, the same requests can be made to Yaffe.

Posted by on Jan 28 2009. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

*

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google

Photo Gallery

Log in |
  • Home
  • Hispanic Gangs
  • Homies Figures – The Original Homies
  • Prison Gangs
  • The Inside Man – Confidential Informant, Los Angeles Gangs & the LAPD
  • Email
  • Connecticut Drug Threat Assessment report – 2003
  • Dianne Feinstein Report, The Gang Prevention and Effective Deterrence Act: Combating the Spread of Gang Violence – 2003
  • National Alliance of Gang Investigators 2005
  • L.A. Area Terrorized by Marauding Youngsters
  • Other Cities
  • Three persons were killed by shotgun blast in hotel on Vermont Avenue, 1979
  • Jamiel’s Law, proposed by Mayoral candiate Walter Moore
  • MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA, CHIEF BRATTON, AND LOCAL AND FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ANNOUNCE MAJOR CRACKDOWN ON L.A. STREET GANGS
  • Los Angeles Police Gang Enforcement Initiaitives – 2007
  • My Kingdom Come – 2015
  • Passing of Vincent A Alonso
  • Bibliography on street gangs for the gang researcher
  • Cal State Long Beach T-Shirt from “Oldest Bloods” Series
  • Four Pacc Crips car alliance (42, 43 & 48)
  • SG Music Group
  • Crip Gangs
  • Bloods
  • Asian Gangs
  • Forums
  • Shop
  • Injunctions
  • Contact information streetgangs.com
  • Resources
  • Contact