Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.
Among the thousands of people who gathered in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park near the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana Sunday, at least eight people were arrested for felonies, a police spokeswoman said.
Sonoma County authorities discovered a marijuana grow while arresting one of two suspects Thursday morning for an assault in a bar last month. Narcotics detectives found a large marijuana indoor and outdoor growing operation with more than 400 plants.
City College of San Francisco Chancellor Art Tyler plans to propose initiatives to promote respectful dialogue on campus and calling for an independent review of campus police officers’ response to student and faculty protests last week that turned violent, officials said Wednesday.
After a protest that led to City College of San Francisco students being pepper sprayed and arrested on campus Thursday, students and faculty came to City Hall on Friday to continue their call for the reinstatement of the school’s elected board of trustees.
A peaceful rally at City College of San Francisco turned violent on Thursday, as a group of protesters attempted to enter the school’s administration building, Conlan Hall, only to be met by campus police.
Police in San Mateo cracked down on auto burglars over the weekend and arrested four suspects connected to several recent vehicle break-ins.
A vehicle pursuit from San Francisco to the South Bay Saturday afternoon ended with the arrest of three suspects wanted in connection with an injury shooting.
Police in Newark have made arrests and recovered stolen items from at least one home that was burglarized on Christmas Eve.
Marin County sheriff’s deputies arrested four people, including a juvenile, after an interrupted residential burglary in an unincorporated area near Mill Valley on Thursday afternoon.