Crackdown on LA gangs yields 200 arrests, suspect on Top 10 arrested

By Patrick McGreevy and Richard Winton
The Los Angeles Times

An 18th Street gang member on Los Angeles' Top 10 most wanted list of gangsters has been captured in Guatemala, authorities said Wednesday, the same day they announced that a recent crackdown on gangs has yielded more than 200 arrests in the San Fernando Valley and South L.A.

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Angel Zevallos, an 18th Street Westside member known as "Spanky," was captured last Wednesday and deported by Guatemalan authorities to Texas, Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said.

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