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June 16, 1990 | DARRELL DAWSEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 160 suspected affiliates of the Los Angeles-based Crips and Bloods gangs were arrested in a novel two-day sweep by federal agents seeking to check a national migration of the city's street violence, authorities announced Friday. In what they dubbed "Operation Streetsweep," agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms arrested 166 people in 11 states and seized an unspecified amount of drugs, guns and cash.
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June 18, 1990 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the streets of South-Central Los Angeles, in the storefront churches, at the seedy liquor stores and outside the modest but well-kept bungalows, the name of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms does not ring many bells.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1990 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the streets of South-Central Los Angeles, in the storefront churches, at the seedy liquor stores and outside the modest but well-kept bungalows, the name of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms does not ring many bells.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1990 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the aftermath of a nationwide federal crackdown on street gangs, law enforcement authorities sought to keep up the pressure on Crips and Blood factions, arresting more fugitives in 11 states and launching several anti-gang sweeps in Southern California communities, officials said Saturday. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said at least 174 suspected gang members were in custody by Saturday morning.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1990 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the aftermath of a nationwide federal crackdown on street gangs, law enforcement authorities sought to keep up the pressure on Crips and Blood factions, arresting more fugitives in 11 states and launching several anti-gang sweeps in Southern California communities, officials said Saturday. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said at least 174 suspected gang members were in custody by Saturday morning.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1990
More than 90 people were arrested over the weekend during a two-day roundup aimed at apprehending suspected gang members, Los Angeles police said. During the roundup, which began Friday evening, 94 people were arrested in the North Hollywood and Foothill areas, nearly all for investigation of misdemeanors. Fifty-nine of those arrested were gang members, police said. In addition to the arrests, police seized 13 firearms and 50 grams of narcotics, Sgt. Christopher Vasquez said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1990 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the aftermath of a nationwide federal crackdown on Los Angeles-based street gangs, law enforcement authorities sought to keep up the pressure on Crips and Blood factions, arresting more fugitives in 11 states and launching several anti-gang sweeps in Southern California communities, officials said Saturday. A spokesman for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said at least 174 suspected gang members were in custody by Saturday morning.
NEWS
June 15, 1990 | DARRELL DAWSEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal agents arrested more than 160 members of the Los Angeles-based Crips and Bloods street gangs during a novel two-day nationwide sweep, authorities announced today. In what they dubbed "Operation Streetsweep," agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms seized an unspecified amount of drugs, guns and cash.
NEWS
June 25, 1990 | KATHLEEN HENDRIX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Walter Goldschmidt lives worlds away from the violent streets of South-Central Los Angeles. He has a house and study in an idyllic setting high above Bel-Air--trees and flowering bushes line the lane, goldfish and water lilies float in a brick-lined pool, a waterfall quietly trickles down a rocky hillside.
NEWS
June 16, 1990 | DARRELL DAWSEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 160 suspected affiliates of the Los Angeles-based Crips and Bloods gangs were arrested in a novel two-day sweep by federal agents seeking to check a national migration of the city's street violence, authorities announced Friday. In what they dubbed "Operation Streetsweep," agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms arrested 166 people in 11 states and seized an unspecified amount of drugs, guns and cash.
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