SAN BERNARDINO – San Bernardino County District Attorney Ramos released the 2nd Quarter 2017 gang statistics on Wednesday. These statistics have been compiled by the District Attorney’s office and cover the quarter of April 1, 2017, through June 31, 2017.
During the quarter, 149 cases were filed from all divisions and there were 170 commitments obtained with a total of 1086 years in prison and 5 life terms. During trials, 89 gang enhancements were found true and 7 were found guilty by a jury. Adelanto gang member, James Ellis was sentenced for the 2009 double murder of Ealy Davis Jr., 28 and Shameka Reliford, 26.
“Holding these local terrorists accountable for their criminal actions is about making our streets safer,” District Attorney Michael Ramos said. “It’s about securing justice for the victims, it’s about protecting our future. But with every conviction and every battle we wage comes the responsibility to be just as proactive with our prevention and intervention programs. From the community policing efforts of our local law enforcement partners to gang prevention programs across the county, we are working hard to make San Bernardino county a safer place.”
San Bernardino County District Attorney’s officials said that since the inception of the Gang Unit, in July 2005, 11,215 cases have been filed; 3 on death row; 6,852 state prison commitments; 51,190 years + 303 life terms in state prison; 3,247 gang enhancements have been found true and 428 were found guilty by jury trial.
This quarter, Raul Martinez was sentenced to 32 years to life for stabbing a man who would not give him a cigarette.
Juan Fuentes, a gang member had a prior strike conviction and was sentenced to 80 years to life for the murder of Roy Craddock, 25. Craddock’s body was found with six close-range gunshot wounds to his head near the entrance of Muscoy Elementary School.
Jose Ibanez of San Bernardino was convicted of a 2015 shooting near Base Line Street in the City of Highland. He received a life sentence for the attempted murder.
Ronell Bolden and Valerie Wildman were two of four defendants convicted of shooting and killing Duane Lee Murley, 56.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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