STOCKTON- The police department today announced multiple arrests in related to the violence on Holiday Drive in north Stockton. SPD released the following statement:
“Due to the recent gun violence in the March Lane / Holiday Drive area, the Stockton Police Department with the assistance of the California Department of Justice and the San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office launched an investigation into the Everybody Killa (EBK) criminal street gang. Members of EBK are responsible for inflicting a high level of criminal activity against the Stockton community including homicide, attempted homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, illegal weapon trafficking, robberies, narcotic trafficking and pimping / human trafficking. Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones said, “This investigation was initiated to reduce the levels of violence occurring in Stockton. Now since we have members from this gang in custody, we are hopeful people will come forward with information so we can solve more cases involving this group.”
On Thursday June 20, 2019, the following people were arrested as part of this on-going investigation:
Brian Norman, 20, for homicide with gang enhancements. Norman was arrested connection to the May 1, 2019 shooting death of Ronald Celestine in the area of March Lane / Holiday Drive. Norman was arrested in Las Vegas by the Las Vegas FBI Safe Streets Task Force.
Raemaonie Gaines, 20, for accessory to murder with gang enhancements. Gaines was arrested in connection to the May 1, 2019 shooting death of Ronald Celestine in the area of March Lane / Holiday Drive.
Charles Prince, 25, for a felon in possession of a firearm with gang enhancements.
The following individuals were arrested for miscellaneous warrants:
Daquan Easter, 22.
Rickey Gaines, 18.
Joshua Smith, 28.
Mikal Thomas, 26.
Rachael Williams, 40.
Asiane Yarbrough, 23.
The Stockton Police Department would like to thank the following agencies for their participation with this active investigation:
San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office, California Department of Justice – Special Operations Unit, Tracy Police Department, San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, Manteca Police Department, Delta Regional Auto Theft Team, and the Las Vegas FBI Safe Streets Task Force.
The Stockton Police Department is encouraging people to call if they have information pertaining to this active investigation. Callers are asked to call the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377, the Investigations Unit at (209) 937-8323, or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Callers can remain anonymous.
You may also text information from their cell phones to ‘Crimes’ (274637) and type the keyword TIPSPD and then their tip or logon to the Stockton Police Department’s Facebook page and click ‘Submit A Tip’. Tipsters may also send tips at stocktonpd.org. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
If you have any information that may lead to an arrest, call Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards up to $10,000”.