Los Angeles: In the early
morning hours, personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s
Department, East Los Angeles Station, and the Los Angeles Police
Department Hollenbeck Area Gang Impact Team, worked together to
address recent gang violence that has plagued both
On May 23, 2018, over forty officers participated in the
multi-jurisdictional parole and probation task force, with the
assistance of other governmental agencies such as Los Angeles
County Department of Probation and the Department of Children and
Family Services (DCFS).
The individuals that were involved in the compliance searches were
identified as being some of the most active, and violent from their
respective criminal street gangs. The intent of the action was to
ensure that the individuals were in compliance with court ordered
conditions, and if they were, intervention services, such as job
training and other support services were offered.
As a result of the 35 compliance checks nine gang members were
arrested, six firearms were recovered, including an assault rifle.
In addition, an explosive device was recovered and rendered safe by
LASD personnel, and as various-types of ammunition were recovered
The multi-jurisdictional efforts will increase in the coming months
and will involve agencies from throughout the East Los Angeles and
San Gabriel Valley Area. The agencies involved are committed to the
safety and overall reduction of gang violence.
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at
1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime
Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most
keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the
letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and
click on “Anonymous Web Tips.”