Officers arrest suspected Yuma gang members
Yuma police officers and members of the Southwest Border Alliance made several street gang-related arrests after serving warrants on four suspects on Wednesday.
The arrests are part of an ongoing gang-related investigation that began in September and focuses on crimes including attempted homicide, extortion and drive-by-shooting, the YPD said in a press release.
On Wednesday, Ray Parra, 30, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of cocaine for sale, attempted homicide, extortion, participating in a criminal street gang and conspiracy, said police.
Oscar Parra, 29, was arrested in connection with drive-by-shooting, aggravated assault, gang threats, participating in a criminal street gang and conspiracy, police said.
Jesus Rueda Sr., 43, was arrested on suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs and drug paraphernalia, as was Jesus Rueda, 20, police said.
Anyone with information regarding these suspects is asked to call the YPD at 783-4421 or at 78-CRIME.