LOS ANGELES – City Attorney Mike Feuer today announced his office will seek injunctions to curb gang activity at three properties, two of which are located on the same block as an early education center and an elementary school. The properties are known for gang narcotics dealing, PCP manufacturing, dog fights, possession of firearms and other criminal activity. The filings are part of a multiagency effort against the Grape Street Crips gang in South Los Angeles. “No one should have to live with havens for crime in their neighborhood,” said Feuer. “No child should have to walk to school in fear.”
The lawsuits seek court ordered improvements to 10007 S. Anzac Avenue, 10102 S, Anzac Avenue, and 235 E. 102nd Street including permanent injunctions against narcotics sales as well as physical and managerial improvements to the properties to prevent the presence of gang members. These improvements may include enhanced lighting, secured entries, tenant screening, security guards and other measures. If the owners fail to take court mandated steps, the properties could be ordered closed by the court.
The properties on Anzac Avenue are located within a block of the 102nd Street Early Education Center and the Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School.