Chico Police Arrest Alleged Roving Gang of Thugs

Aug 24, 2013 3:03 PM

Chico Police early Saturday arrested 15 suspected gang members after they allegedly assaulted and robbed two people in the downtown area.

Police say a group matching the victims' description was located near the bike paths behind Nettleton Stadium and questioned just after 5 a.m. this morning about an attack at 2nd and Main streets two hours earlier.

After some tried to run away, police eventually corraled 13 adults and two juveniles. Some were from Chico and some lived in Oroville. Police also found some of the belonging with with some of the suspects. Witnesses also identifed all 15 as being involved in the alleged strong-armed robbery, police say.

The names of those arrested and charged with robbery are:

Laeyla Ealy, Shayla Ealy, Dante Turner, Jeremiah Jones, Jose Cervantes, Demetrius Jackson, Catrina Schoen, Alyssa Ortiz, Deshawn Dean, Zachariah Robinson, Aria Croskey, Ariana Johnson. A male and female juvenile were also arrested.

None of the victims required medical attention as a result of the incident. The Chico Police Department is also asking for anyone that may have photos or video of the incident to contact the Chico Police Department Gang Unit at 530-897-5823.


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