Gangs have been a huge issue in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties in the last year, with spikes in activity from drug dealing, to violent crime.
Two separate investigations made big news yesterday, with more than 80 arrests reported in the region, and more still pending.
One investigation targeted gang connections to the Mexican Mafia in Ventura County, and a second zeroed in on violent gang related crime in Santa Barbara.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.
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