A gang member has been convicted on 21 felony charges stemming from a crime spree two years ago.The string of felonies covered most of Bakersfield. Deputy DA Joseph Kinzel says 27-year-old Bryson Mitchell was part of a trio who committed numerous robberies in one day, including a home invasion of a couple with several young children. They later fired an assault rifle at rival gang members as children were on their way to school, no one was injured in any of the crimes. Mitchell faces life in prison after Thursday’s verdict, the other suspects had previously pleaded guilty.

Sean Michael Lisle