City Attorney seeks court injunction against six Echo Park area gangs

Echo Park injunction

The Eastsider LA | June 18, 2013 City Attorney Carmen Trutanich said today his office is seeking a court injunction designed to limit the activities of six rival gangs across much of Echo Park, Elysian Valley as well as a portion of Silver Lake . The injunction, if approved, would prohibit about 300 gang members […]

Los Angeles charges 2 with violating skid row injunction

skid row

Andrew Blankstein (Los Angeles Times) | November 18, 2011 Two reputed gang members have been charged with violating an injunction prohibiting gang and narcotics activity on Los Angeles’ skid row, the first such legal action since the broad-reaching injunction was issued, city prosecutors said Thursday. Briant Hicks, 22, and Mirando Faulks, 30, each face one […]

Gang Injunctions

Gang Injunctions & Civil Abatement in Los Angeles A gang injunction in Los Angeles is when the City Attorney’s Office with approval from a judge issues a restraining order against specific gang members of a particular gang. With information gathered from police officers, a judge will grant a restraining order against identified members of a […]

Injunction targets brutal city gangs


Keith Matheny (The Desert Sun) December 8, 2010 A proposed gang injunction for the city of Indio would be the largest yet created in Riverside County, law enforcement officials said. Some 125 purported members of the South Side Indio gang and affiliate gangs Jackson Terrace and Campo were to be served with notice of the […]

Police alarmed by spike in violence across Coachella Valley


Kate McGinty (The Desert Sun) | November 7, 2010 With eight people shot dead in eight weeks — including two costumed men at a Halloween party in Indio and a teenage mother cradling her infant son in Cathedral City — police are trying to explain what is driving a surge in fatal shootings in the […]

Trece members laying low in Ogden


Standard-Examiner | October 3, 2010 OGDEN — There were no arrests as of Saturday afternoon as police continue serving members of the Trece street gang the injunction placing limits on their behavior, but law enforcement feels the injunction has taken gang members out of their normal routines. “I know that members of Ogden Trece have […]

Injunction singles out 2 Visitacion Valley gangs


Jaxon Van Derbeken (San Francisco Chronicle) Friday, October 1, 2010 San Francisco officials secured a fourth in a series of court injunctions against street gangs Thursday when a judge approved an order that singles out two gangs whose bitter rivalry has left 10 people dead in the past three years in the Visitacion Valley area. […]

Ogden gang’s history recounted in injunction hearing


By Nate Carlisle (Salt Lake Tribune) Sep 15, 2010 OGDEN, UTAH – A police detective testified Tuesday on the history and culture of a gang based here to show a judge why members of the gang should not be allowed to associate with one another. Second District Court Judge Ernie Jones listened to arguments over […]

Rapper 40 Glocc included in gang injuction


By Chris Masi STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER September 3rd, 2010 Rapper 40 Glocc has been banned by a San Bernadino County gang injunction which excludes him from an apartment complex located in his native town. Glocc, real name Lawrence White, is the only person to contest being included in the injunction against the Colton City Crips. […]

Gang-Free Zone Prevents Brothers from Hanging Out


By EMILY FRIEDMAN (ABC News) Aug. 18, 2010 A group of accused gang members in the small Houston suburb of Bryan, Texas say their civil liberties are being violated after authorities placed several restrictions on their cell phone use, where they can drive their cars and who they can socialize with. “It ain’t right what […]

Solano County judge makes gang injunction permanent


Brian Hamlin (The Reporter) 07/28/2010 Following a four-day trial, a judge on Tuesday ruled that a temporary injunction against the Norteños street gang in Fairfield should become permanent. The ruling by Solano County Superior Court Judge William C. Harrison means members of the street gang will be prohibited from gathering or engaging in gang activities […]

Judge OKs Oakland gang injunction


Kelly Rayburn (Oakland Tribune) 06/03/2010 OAKLAND — Alameda County Superior Court Judge Robert Freedman has granted approval to Oakland’s proposed injunction against 15 members of a North Oakland street gang. The injunction aims to suppress the operations of North Side Oakland, a gang the city says is responsible for killings, robberies, drug dealing and other […]