"If you don't have Johns, you're not going to have human trafficking said Laila Nikaien, an Orange County deputy district attorney. "You're not going to have prostitution.". Most of the women tell police, they are not working for a "Pimp.". And it is also the story of their grandson, George, who at 14 works a full seven-day week while attending middle school, in the hope of earning his way out of the barrio. For years, Barrientos has lived a life of internal exile in his. By day's end, officials declared they had crippled Orange County's most vicious street gang. Even Gov. Pete Wilson made an election-season appearance to commend "Operation Roundup.". But despite authorities' efforts to intervene, the legacy of violence here has so shrunk people's dreams that their lives. He pawned the equipment to a friend for 100 but needed to raise money to reclaim the equipment and return it to his employer by the weekend. "I just needed the money real bad he said. Drug transactions are conducted openly in the maze-like alleys of the huge apartment complex, she told the council. After a two-hour meeting on Thursday, Young and Police Chief Paul Walters announced that officers would focus attention on the complex and boost the daily patrols. WATCH LIVE The series shifts back to Anaheim for Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. For the first time in years, Santa Ana's vice unit is back on patrol targeting one of the community's most pervasive problems - prostitution. There, he walks briskly around the lake, with nothing more than the sound of sprinklers and the squawking of ducks to distract him. Between November, 1993, and February of this year, police said, 6th Street gang members were linked to five fatal shootings and more. "We have to spread ourselves real thin." Police efforts are also stymied because dealers who are arrested often return to the streets quickly on bail or after a short jail term, Messmer said. Also, "if we bust one, there's always someone else to take his. "Everyone on the (El Toro) base knows this is the place to come to buy drugs. crack coke, anything else you want the Marine said. The two Marines were turned over to military police, who were waiting at a command post set up for the. The story of life along 3rd Street is about Martinez, who struggles to believe she has raised her children well, despite their troubles with the law. It is about the family of Imelda and Jesus, baffled by the court system and overwhelmed by the events. Alcarez, who admitted that he sold drugs to the undercover officer, said he did so because he was suffering severe financial 3 date vampire knight episode difficulties. He said that several weeks ago he took an air compressor and spray gun from the metal finishing plant where he works. "I've seen prostitutes that have been beaten to death.". Inside a cramped motel room, detectives book suspect after suspect. One of them tells police he's never been arrested. But he is no stranger to law enforcement. "I have thought that there might come a day when I have to leave the house at night, and I live in fear of that day.". In 1968, the diminutive man, nicknamed Nacho, came to Santa Ana from Mexico, leaving his home in the state.