Thursday, January 26, 2012

Nearly 100 gang members arrested in San Diego area

Federal agents and police have recently joined together this week in order to perform a major operation against gangs in the San Diego area.

Although crime in the San Diego area has recently decreased, nearly 100 suspected gang members were arrested.

Charges that the suspected gang members face are drug trafficking, conspiracy, and firearm violations. The drug trafficking charges include marijuana, heroin, and cocaine.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in San Diego, there have been a total of 17 grand jury indictments and eight other criminal complaints against 119 people from San Diego or surrounding areas. The arrests come from three separate investigation that have taken place over the course of a year.

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