Largest Crackdown on Gangs in Fresno County

May 30, 2009 12:31:48 AM PDT
Orange Cove is just one of many stops law enforcement officials from all different agencies made Friday night.They want to show gang members that they're serious about cracking down on crime.

After a quick briefing, 95 law enforcement officials from Fresno, Kings and Tulare Counties suited up and headed out.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office organized Friday's operations, with the help of the Multi Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, also known as MAGEC.

They used the operation to track down gang members in the Southeast portion of Fresno County.

Fresno County Sheriff Deputy, Chris Curtice says crime in the area has been an ongoing issue.

The operation is the largest one MAGEC has ever done.

Law enforcement officials made several arrests, confiscated weapons and documented gang members.

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