Bust Of Asian Street Gangs Yields 17 Arrests, 6 Guns And Various Drugs

LONG BEACH (CBS) — Seventeen members of five Asian gangs were arrested Wednesday in early morning raids at 47 locations.

Most of the suspects are described as Cambodian.

Officials also seized six handguns, forged checks and various narcotics, including methamphetamine, Ecstasy and marijuana.

The raids were conducted by a task force led by the Long Beach Police Department, but also involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, several Orange County police departments and other agencies. Task force officials expressed surprise that many of the gang members, formerly rivals, have now teamed up.

During the four-month investigation, detectives also learned that the suspects may have been involved in several home invasion burglaries and other thefts in the Long Beach area and several locations in Orange County, according to Rico Fernandez of the Long Beach Police Department.

Expensive items taken during robberies and burglaries, including Rolex and Movado watches, were also recovered.

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  1. EverydayGuy says:

    These gang members were easily spotted because they wear the same thing; pink high heels and pink lipstick.

    1. TT says:

      Everyday guy !!! THAT was funny !! :):):):)

      1. Hip_hop_Abs_of_steel says:

        Ha, illegal drugs are so profitable that gangs come from the other side of the world just to get a piece of the action.

        Once again, innocent Americans are dying from bullets flying because marijuana is illegal. That’s right, most money is made from ridiculously high priced “medical” marijauna.

        Legalize it and we won’t have the crime and we won’t have the outrageously high taxes for all these police who dress like soldiers of fortune and WE’RE the enemy.

        Its time Americans read their tax law, then pulled their “voluntary” funding.
        GOOGLE EXCLUDED INCOME
        Make the crooks in the government obey our tax law.

  2. danglingjohnson says:

    These Cambodian gang members should be put to good use cooking rice for the poor and unfortunate.

    1. Cristina says:

      whoa whoa!! you don’t have to be racist and say CAMBODIANS like that. racist ass

  3. Jung says:

    Asian people are still the most law-bidding citizens in the US. Majority of people in jail/prison are blacks and then hispanics and then whites. Our neighborhoods are the most peaceful (arcadia, walnut etc)…we are the best neighbors, attend the best universities and hold the most degrees. *This does NOT apply to filipinos…they are considered Asian but are the opposite of people from China, Japan, Korea etc PEACE

    1. Sam says:

      Chinese and Koreans are the worst neighbors. The most rude people out there!

      1. VCK says:

        They are only rude to people who are inferior! You’ll never understand.

    2. Mike says:

      Totally agree with you Jung. I would rather rent any one of my apartment units to asian people then to any other race. Most and very quiet and peaceful people. Even though its illegal I would NEVER rent out any unit to any black or armenian people – nothing but headaches are drama for the owner

    3. EverydayGuy says:

      Jung., your people are a cancer invading our country. Notice us superior whites do not go to your country? We created the most free country on earth, space flight, moon landing, and your culture has given humanity what? Fried rice? Not impressed.

    4. Jung the dork says:

      Hey jung, do u have a grudge on filipinos? You try to be polite but you’re still a racist mut.

  4. Jung Jr says:

    Yeah b/c Jung is from North Korea and they are a peaceful nation right?

  5. Hung Lo says:

    Actually you’re wrong. There are more whites in jail then blacks & mexicans combined. Obviously not in LA and prisons in CA. Remember, they are still the majority. Maybe not in southern California though. Whites also have the most peaceful neighborhoods, go to the best universities and hold the most degrees.. I think you’re basing your info om asians in a few areas in the OC and LA. There are less asians than whites, mexicans and blacks.

  6. Andrew says:

    The forces of evil do not operate according to race. The racial tension only makes it better for them.

    1. Washington says:

      i agree with you Andrew here to much generalization and assumptions but in the end the forces behind it, lies and blinds many. You cant say all or the majority of each race is like this or that all races have their pros and cons.

      1. Eric Kent says:

        Yes but overall the African -American people rank lowest they have the highest percentage of negative traits of any of the races. This is just facts.The highest percentage of all people in prison are blacks lowest educational levels of all races. The bottom line is that black people have smaller brains and have not evolved as far as the other races have. Look at Africa then at all other continents. They are good at playing BALL SPORTS but ant thing that requires brains they are not equal why are most quarterbacks white? Because they have to think.

  7. Jim Gates says:

    what does jung have against filipinos they are very nice peiple alot of my friends and work associates are fillipinos im married to one they are very nice and very smart

    1. Dan Ortega says:

      No they are not they HATE WHITE PEOPLE and will stab any WHITE man in the back they can I worked with a bunch of them at a place in Burbank where we made aircraft parts they would always blame their mistakes on other people rather than just try to fix the problem they would just blame other people. Non- Productive stupid people in my opinion.

  8. P says:

    Jung is just an ignorant fool. I’m sure he doesn’t live in a peaceful neighborhood nor did he attend college.

  9. Washingtonw says:

    @ Eric kent if thats is so true how come some other races {not all} here in America embrace black culture such as music , food and so on…. there are many African Americans invented things that other races use today such as elevators , penutt butter so much more I cant list them all you can look up what i said, but still look down on blacks like your race is better and perfect, i admit blacks do have certain issues and more things to overcome but have come along way , also look at the African Americans in , media , movies , in universities and so forth you generalize and make it seem like there is nothing that blacks can do , can you even prove all what you said as in facts as in negative and less educated do you have reports , statistics or anything backing up what u said is all true. seems like you are talking from a hate full heart or had bad experiences from blacks either way its straight bogus , i see it like this we are all human and every man has their flaws pl

  10. MARK LAZARUS says:

    ALL OF YOU ARE FOOLS. PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE – PERIOD. THERE ARE GOOD ONES – BAD ONES – BIGOTS – INTELLIGENT – DUMB – AVERAGE – PEOPLE. NO ONE RACE IS SUPERIOR TO ANOTHER.

    1. "REPUBLICAN EMPIRE FALLS" says:

      I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU BROTHER!!!! THE MILITARY/ELITE GOV. CREATES SEPERATION OF THE PEOPLE BY: BAD ECONOMIES,RACISIM,LACK OF JOBS, HOMELESSNESS,ECT. KEEPING PEOPLE IN A BOILING POINT OF HATE TOWARDS ONE ANOTHER. WE WILL ALL SUFFER UNTIL WE WAKE-UP AND MAKE THE GOV. FOR THE PEOPLE BY THE PEOPLE!!!! PEACE-OUT!!!

  11. Aguinaldo says:

    @Jung:

    Hey! u have something against filipinos? You try to be polite but you’re still a racist mutt

  12. frank says:

    Also Jung how many people do you people KILL with your great driving skills? Asian drivers = death for other drivers. I see it all the time.

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