Santa Cruz

Gang Members in Santa Cruz Arrested After Five-Year Probe

A five-year investigation into a criminal street gang organization in and around Santa Cruz has resulted in several arrests.

The Department of Homeland Security Investigations and local police early Monday arrested a number of people associated with a history of murder, extortion and narcotics trafficking in the region, according to police.

Firearms were also seized during the arrests, police said.

Further information was unavailable.

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