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Police Search 14 Homes, Make 2 Arrests in Gang Sweep

April 06, 2000|LOUISE ROUG

In an effort to combat gang activity, police served search warrants on 14 homes in Orange and Los Angeles counties early Wednesday and arrested an adult and a juvenile, authorities said.

Rudy Sanchez, 30, was taken into custody for resisting arrest, and a 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possessing ammunition and false identification, said Lt. Steve Costanzo of the La Habra Police Department.

Investigators also seized two handguns and one shotgun, Costanzo said.

Officers from Anaheim, Orange, Buena Park, Brea, Fullerton, Whittier, Placentia as well as members of the Probation Department, the North County TARGET Team and INS took part in the sweep, which began about 7 a.m.

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