VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — An investigation that was launched by the Victorville Police Department in response to the murder of 12-year-old Makayla Wall, who was shot in 2017 by a documented Five Time Hometown Crips gang member, led to the arrest of 20 suspects.
Between January and March of 2018, the department’s Gang Enforcement Team investigated the Five Time Hometown Crips criminal street gang, based in San Bernardino, officials confirmed.
“Investigators identified several Five Time Hometown Crips gang members living in the city of Victorville. Investigators also learned of a Five Time Hometown Crips firearms and narcotics trafficking ring based in Victorville; with ties to their home turf in San Bernardino,” the Victorville Sheriff’s Department stated.
“The Five Time Hometown Crips gang was responsible for multiple murders in the high desert area and were one of the main sources of firearms and narcotics being supplied to Victorville City,” officials said.
The investigation was funded by crime suppression grants provided by County Supervisor Robert Lovingood and was authorized by the City of Victorville and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, according to the news release.
In total, the investigation lasted approximately 8 months. Many of the crimes were committed in the High Desert and city of San Bernardino.
Several crimes involved interstate trafficking of firearms and controlled substances. The investigation yielded (20) firearms, (2) pounds of cocaine, (1/2) pound heroin, (1/2) pound of methamphetamine, (1,000) pills and $18,000 in U.S. Currency. 35 subjects were indicted on charges ranging from: conspiracy, possession of narcotics for sales, possession of controlled substances for sale, felon in possession of firearms, possession/distribution of child pornography, felon in possession of ammunition, high capacity magazines, and gang enhancements. Because of the investigation, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office issued warrants for 35 subjects related to the investigation.
On February 27, 2019 and March 1, 2019, Victorville Police Department’s Gang Enforcement Team conducted a targeted operation, utilizing additional resources from the Sheriff’s Department, San Bernardino Police Department, and San Bernardino County Probation, to locate and arrest the subjects with outstanding warrants, connected to the investigation. The following subjects were arrested and booked:
Antwon Briggs, 27-year old Victorville resident
Stephen Wysinger, 38-year old Hesperia resident
Derro Maiden, 58-year old Victorville resident
Errik McGill Sr., 46-year old San Bernardino resident
Errik McGill Jr., 23-year old San Bernardino resident
Danielle McGill, 38-year old San Bernardino resident
Traveon Brown, 24-year old San Bernardino resident
Rashado Johnson, 36-year old Grand Terrace resident
Michael Hess, 36-year old Compton resident
Angel Magdaleno, 49-year old Rialto resident
Donald Williams, 38-year old Fontana resident
Stephanie Munns, 63-year old Highland resident
Rayshawn Brooks, 29-year old Colton resident
Bryce Gray, 29-year old Alta Dena resident
Christopher Cano, 24-year old San Bernardino resident
Christina Chavez, 37-year old San Bernardino resident
Thomas Vielma, 30-year old San Bernardino resident
Vicente Santos, 27-year old Rialto resident
Kimberly Burnett, 51-year old San Bernardino resident
Shiyeka Stepps, 28-year old Rancho Cucamonga resident
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy M. Reynoso or Deputy F. Harris at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on
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