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Sheriff’s deputies arrest 11 people in Moreno Valley gang sting

Published on June 29, 2014 by Admin

Sheriff’s deputies fanned out to areas frequented by gang members in Moreno Valley and arrested 11 people, a sergeant said today.

Members of a gang task force also targeted 25 probationers to see if they complied with the terms of their court-ordered probation, Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff S. Weaver said.

Most of the gang members were arrested for alleged drug possession but a vast majority of them were also nabbed for violating either their probation or parole, Weaver said.

News about the Thursday night arrests was not made public until today.

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