Oakland has proven to be one of the most dangerous cities in the country, largely thanks to gang violence and crimes. With 47 active gangs currently in Oakland, police, FBI and other authorities have cracked down on gang-related crimes. If you have been charged with a gang crime, seek aggressive legal representation immediately to begin building your defense.
At Castillo Law Office, our criminal defense attorney represents individuals charged with various gang crimes and works to defend their legal rights. Attorney Castillo has over 15 years of legal experience and has a proven record of success with a variety of violent crimes, drug crimes, and weapons crimes, including numerous high-profile cases.
Request a free consultation for your case at (510) 894-6626.
It is illegal in the state of California for anyone to participate in a motorcycle gang, criminal street gang, neighborhood gang, or any other group involved in criminal activity. In addition to facing crimes for gang involvement, alleged gang members may also face additional charges.
Common gang crimes include:
The recent rise in gang crimes in California has led law enforcement to take extreme measures to stop gang violence, doling out criminal charges generously. Penalties for criminal activity are typically more severe when the individual is also charged with gang activity, sometimes adding years or even decades to a prison sentence.
One of the best ways to defend your case is to invest in legal help early, giving your lawyer time to build a solid defense. At Castillo Law Office, our defense attorney will work tirelessly to ensure that any opportunities to reduce or drop charges are found and utilized. Attorney Castillo will protect your legal rights and fight for the best possible outcome for your case.
Contact The Castillo Law Office for a consultation concerning your gang crime charges.