A gang raid worth partying over

It’s been nearly a year since the LAPD and other law enforcement agencies launched a massive raid on the Avenues Gang stronghold in Glassell Park. To honor the occasion, and show off the difference in the neighborhood, officials are throwing a Drew Street Block Party next weekend, according to Northeast Division Capt. Bill Murphy in his Northeast Newsletter. “This area has improved dramatically and we are going to celebrate with live music, free food, entertainment, and other kids activities,” Murphy said.

Some more Northeast Division crime news in Eastside 911.

Image from YouTube video on the raid by PhotoMan4You

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