Dozens Arrested in Months Long Gang Investigation

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STOCKTON- 49 arrests were made, 42 guns confiscated, and 25 pounds of drugs were taken as part of “Operation Red Ruins“, which targeted alleged Norteño street gang members, according to authorities. According to authorities two homicides were prevented and one of the shootings from earlier this year where an innocent 10 year old girl was shot by a stray bullet while playing in her own backyard was one of the crimes the group was involved in.

The investigation, in conjunction with multiple agencies, began in August 2019 involving criminal activities such attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and the possession and sale of illegal firearms. Below are the slides released to the public by the Stockton Police Department.

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