Experts to study region’s gangs, sex trafficking

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Elizabeth Aguilera (San Diego Union-Tribune) | October 9, 2012 A trio of local professors have received a $399,000 federal grant to research the scope and nexis of gang activity and sex trafficking in the region. The three-year study, entitled “Measuring the Extent and Nature of Gang Involvement in Sex Trafficking in the San Diego/Tijuana Border […]

Man in deadly chase was gang member, police say


By Jose Luis Jimenez (San Diego Union Tribune) October 6, 2009 Police have identified a San Ysidro man who led them on a wild chase through the South Bay on Saturday morning that ended when an officer shot and killed him near the U.S.-Mexico border. Carlos D. Martinez, 36, was a gang member with convictions […]