In this 2009 file photo Modesto police arrested three people on warrants and different violations in an area known for gang activity in west Modesto. The Modesto Police Department's efforts to divert young people away from gangs got a boost Friday from a $191,000 state grant to expand an existing scared-straight program. (BRIAN RAMSAY/bramsay@modbee.com)
In this 2009 file photo Modesto police arrested three people on warrants and different violations in an area known for gang activity in west Modesto. The Modesto Police Department's efforts to divert young people away from gangs got a boost Friday from a $191,000 state grant to expand an existing scared-straight program. (BRIAN RAMSAY/bramsay@modbee.com)
In this 2009 file photo Modesto police arrested three people on warrants and different violations in an area known for gang activity in west Modesto. The Modesto Police Department's efforts to divert young people away from gangs got a boost Friday from a $191,000 state grant to expand an existing scared-straight program. (BRIAN RAMSAY/bramsay@modbee.com)

Modesto PD's Gang prevention gets $191,000 boost from state

March 05, 2010 9:35 PM