Unites States Immigration and Custom Enforcement officers arrested today eight people, including a couple and their son in Northeast Los Angeles, on drug trafficking and human smuggling charges. The arrestees had close ties to the Drew Street Clique of the Avenues gang. A ninth suspect remains at l ... More >>
United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement officers today arrested eight people, including a couple and their son in Northeast Los Angeles, on drug-trafficking and human smuggling charges. The arrestees had close ties to the Drew Street Clique of the Avenues gang. A ninth suspect remains at la ... More >>
A man was found dead of a gunshot wound to the chest on Drew Street in Glassell Park August 23. The body of Ilario Perez, 43, was discovered about 7:15 a.m. in the 3400 block of Northeast Los Angeles' notorious Drew Street. A few hours after the shooting, police arrested Jorge "Grinch" Pena and Jus ... More >>
Maria "Chata" LeonA federal district court judge yesterday sentenced the alleged matriarch of a well-connected family of drug-dealing gangsters to eight years in prison. Maria "Chata" Leon plead guilty to two counts of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine."The culpability of this ... More >>
The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a third suspect in the shooting death of an L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy. A fourth man remains at large.
"We will bring all those responsible for the murders to justice," said Police Chief William Bratton at a 1 p.m. press conference at Parker Center, ... More >>
Police Chief Bill Bratton, City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo and City Councilman Eric Garcetti, along with dozens of police officers, undercover agents and city workers, gathered in Glassell Park Wednesday to celebrate the demolition of a notorious drug house once owned and operated by Avenues gangster ... More >>
An alleged Avenues gangster was convicted of gun charges this week in a Los Angeles criminal courtroom. Nicolas Real, 26, was found guilty of two counts of assault with a firearm after he pulled a gun on a family who accidentally drove their car through gang territory in Glassell Park.
“I feel ... More >>
The trial of an alleged Avenues gangster is currently underway in a Los Angeles criminal courtroom. Nicolas Real is accused of pulling a gun on a family who accidentally drove their car through gang territory in Glassell Park.
Real, 26, is charged with two counts of assault with a firearm and othe ... More >>
With Monday's fatal shooting of postal worker Kevin Wicks by an Inglewood police officer the number of deaths this year at the hands of law enforcement in Los Angeles County has hit 27, according to the LA County Coroner.
That means roughly four deaths a month involving police officers. The startl ... More >>
A multi-agency task force of 500 law enforcement officers swooped down on members of the Avenues gang on Drew Street early Wednesday morning. The crackdown netted 32 members or associates of the “Drew Street” clique of the Avenues.
The operation, which began at 4 a.m., stemmed from a massive 15 ... More >>