It's understandable that Ruben Roa keeps fighting his violent criminal convictions.
Roa, a 28-year-old member of Orange County's notorious 18th Street gang, is in the early stages of prison sentences totaling at least 40 years and he wants to have a chance to return to freedom before he's an elderl ... More >>
In June 2010, Buena Park mobile home resident Andrew Cervantes (AKA "Tank") aged four years in an instant when--at the age of 14 and in the eighth grade--he paused a Santa Ana bicycle ride to buy candy to ask another teenage hoodlum, Manual Orozco, a gang-world question: "Where you from?" Cerva ... More >>
The Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) is today heralding the 11th injunction brought against an unnamed "multi-generational gang" in Stanton that is "one of the oldest in Orange County, dating back to the early 1950s."The OCDA description fits Hispanic street gang Big Stanton, but righ ... More >>
Ruben Roa: Second time is a charmIn a narrow Stanton alley at about 8 a.m. on Nov. 2, 2006, Rito "Boxer" Guajardo pedaled his mountain bike as fast as he could because the angry occupants of a pursuing, white Mercury Mountaineer SUV--three rival Latino gang members, including one nicknamed "Sick ... More >>
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UPDATED WITH ARRESTS IN CASE.Suspected gang members were hanging out near an apartment complex in the 2100 block of West Alameda Avenue in Anaheim some time before 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, when a shot rang out. Police arrived to find Renato Gaitan, 29, of Anaheim, lying ne ... More >>
A violent gangster--who allegedly sought to intimidate witnesses and bragged to his buddies that he "always wins"--is smiling tonight. He won. Over the incredulous cries of prosecutors, an Orange County judge declared that Paul Javier Martinez (pictured) didn't receive a fair trial.
The decison by ... More >>