December 4, 2013

Suspected Planada gang member pleads no contest in vehicle shooting

A “high-ranking” Planada street-gang member with a lengthy criminal history pleaded no contest Wednesday to a felony count of attempting to shoot at a vehicle. Daniel M. Saldana, 27, cut a deal with the Merced County District Attorney’s Office in exchange for a shorter prison term, Deputy District Attorney Mathew Martinez confirmed.

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