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A team of officers from the San Bernardino Police Department and state Department of Justice arrest Scott Rivera in the 1400 block of Sheridan Avenue and searched for weapons, drugs and evidence of his involvement with the Vagos.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Officers gather in the parking lot of the Inland Empire 66ers minor league baseball stadium Thursday, the command post for an operation that involved close to 500 personnel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Investigators seized guns, small amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine and boxes of Vagos patches in the raids.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Officers seized Vagos patches in the raid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Officers display some of the ammunition seized in the raid.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Officers from the San Bernardino Police Department and state Department of Justice raid the home of a Vagos official in Colton on Thursday. The Vagos leader was gone, but officers handcuffed another man inside and escorted a woman and young child outside while they searched the house.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Officers examine firearms seized in the raid on the Vagos motorcycle gang.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

San Bernardino County Dist. Atty. Michael A. Ramos examines an anti-tank weapon seized in the raid on the Vagos.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

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Key members of the Vagos motorcycle gang suspected of drug trafficking and violence are arrested throughout Southern California on Thursday. Authorities arrested 10 members of the gang.

The crackdown comes after an 18-month investigation led by the state Department of Justice. Members of the gang, which started in the Inland Empire in the 1960s, are suspected of murder, rape, weapons violations, money-laundering and drug violations. Read the full story.

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