North County gang sweep nets three men
February 6, 2014
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men for gang related crimes in the North County on Wednesday.
As part of a two-month investigation into crimes including shooting at vehicles and residences, assaults and property related crimes, deputies served search warrants in Paso Robles and Atascadero. Deputies arrested Jorge Cruz, 21, on suspicion of assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury with a gang enhancement, robbery and possession of metal knuckles; Juan Carlos Pacheco, 18, on suspicion of assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury with a gang enhancement; and Hector Ivan Lupercio-Chavez, 18, for a parole violation.
Officers booked Cruz into the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail his set at $250,000. No information on Pacheco or Lupercio-Chavez status is currently available.