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September 29, 2000 | RICHARD MAROSI and MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal and local authorities said Thursday that they have dismantled Orange County's largest Asian organized crime syndicate, which supplied the majority of illegal gambling machines in the county. In a predawn raid in Little Saigon, authorities arrested 15 people. The alleged gang leader, Son Thanh Nguyen, 32, already was in custody on a weapons charge. Nguyen, authorities said, masterminded a sophisticated operation that installed "stealth" video games in cafes.
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September 29, 2000 | RICHARD MAROSI and MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal and local authorities Thursday said they have dismantled the county's largest Asian organized crime syndicate, a Little Saigon-based operation that supplied the majority of illegal gambling machines in the county. In a predawn raid culminating "Operation Wildcard," authorities arrested 15 people. The alleged gang leader, Son Thanh Nguyen, 32, was already in custody on a weapons charge.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2000 | RICHARD MAROSI and MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal and local authorities Thursday said they have dismantled the county's largest Asian organized crime syndicate, a Little Saigon-based operation that supplied the majority of illegal gambling machines in the county. In a predawn raid culminating "Operation Wildcard," authorities arrested 15 people. The alleged gang leader, Son Thanh Nguyen, 32, was already in custody on a weapons charge.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2000 | RICHARD MAROSI and MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal and local authorities said Thursday that they have dismantled Orange County's largest Asian organized crime syndicate, which supplied the majority of illegal gambling machines in the county. In a predawn raid in Little Saigon, authorities arrested 15 people. The alleged gang leader, Son Thanh Nguyen, 32, already was in custody on a weapons charge. Nguyen, authorities said, masterminded a sophisticated operation that installed "stealth" video games in cafes.
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July 25, 1997 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police arrested an 18-year-old Garden Grove man Wednesday in a gang-related shooting that killed two teenagers at a house party in May. Ha Thanh Than was arrested Wednesday after eyewitnesses identified him as one of the reputed gang members involved in the fatal shootings of Tom Huynh, 14, of Fullerton and Son Thanh Nguyen, 15, of Garden Grove, said Westminster Det. Terry Selinske.
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June 6, 1989
J. Carlos Martinez, the Catholic Diocese of Orange's first priest to be born and raised in Mexico, will be ordained along with four others by Bishop Norman F. McFarland at 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Cathedral, 566 S. Glassell St., Orange. Martinez, 28, entered the seminary in Saltillo, Mexico, and completed his studies at St. John's Seminary in Camarillo. He will be assigned as an associate pastor to Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Santa Ana. The other new priests are: Alfred S. Baca, 28, a graduate of Garden Grove High School, Cal State Fullerton and St. John's Seminary.
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June 3, 1997 | LILY DIZON and GEOFF BOUCHER
As the search continued Monday for two gang members suspected of gunning down a pair of teenagers at a weekend house party, police released the names of the young victims. Tom Huynh, 14, of Fullerton and Son Thanh Nguyen, 15, of Garden Grove were identified as the boys who died after gang members opened fire about 8 p.m. Saturday after crashing an end-of-school party in Westminster. Another unidentified teen shot in the incident remained in critical condition Monday, police said.
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November 17, 2000
An 89-year-old Fountain Valley woman died after being struck by her son and left semiconscious on a kitchen floor flooded with cold water, police said Thursday. Officials said they are still not sure exactly what caused the death of Chinh Thi Nguyen, who died at UC Irvine Medical Center. Police took her 49-year-old son, Long Thanh Nguyen, into custody for a 72-hour psychiatric evaluation. He has not yet been charged. Fountain Valley Police Sgt.
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November 17, 2000 | THERESA MOREAU, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An 89-year-old Fountain Valley woman was allegedly beaten by her son, left semiconscious on a kitchen floor flooded with cold water for hours and later died, Fountain Valley police said Thursday. Authorities have launched an investigation but still are not sure whether the beating caused the death of Chinh Thi Nguyen. Police took into custody her 49-year-old son, Long Thanh Nguyen, for a 72-hour psychiatric evaluation. He has not been charged in his mother's death. Fountain Valley Police Sgt.
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