Police have arrested the owner of an illegal nightclub in an industrial area of San Jose that served alcohol, employed dozens of waitresses, and was outfitted with eight VIP rooms, a police spokeswoman said.
A child pornography investigation led by federal immigration agents led to the arrests of more than 200 suspects, authorities announced Thursday.
The bust comes after an undercover sting, dubbed “Operation Dirty Taco,” which lasted three months. Police said the truck was really just a shell for a mobile meth and marijuana operation in Olivehurst. Two brothers have been arrested.
San Mateo County authorities on Wednesday seized more than 1,500 marijuana plants, approximately 19 pounds of processed marijuana and several guns from a Half Moon Bay warehouse complex that was being used to conceal an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation and a residence connected to the operation.
After a month-long investigation, Napa Special Investigations Bureau agents found an illegal indoor marijuana growing operation in unincorporated Napa on Soda Canyon Road last Thursday, bureau officials said.
A man police believe was trying to steal marijuana from a small pot growing operation in unincorporated San Leandro was shot in the buttocks Tuesday, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.