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August 01, 2007
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Police join forces for Calif. gang sweep

By Sam Quinones
Times Staff Writer


Persons taken into custody are loaded aboard a van at a Los Angeles news conference, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
LOS ANGELES — For more than 30 years, the Blood street gang known as East Side Pain has participated in gun and drug sales in an area of Wilmington known as Ghosttown.

Nine families in the neighborhood have members in the gang and control drug sales, which bring customers from Long Beach, Harbor Gateway and San Pedro, authorities said.

Full story: Police join forces for Calif. gang sweep






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