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KPIX 5 Exclusive: Former Drug Kingpin George Jung Speaks From Bay Area Suburb

George Jung, a notorious drug smuggler whose life story was made into the film “Blow” starring Johnny Depp, gave a wide-ranging interview to KPIX 5 reporter Cate Cauguiran at the home in a San Francisco suburb.

09/26/2014

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Oakland Mother Charged In Cocaine Ingestion Death Of Her 2-Year-Old Son

An Oakland woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse for the death in May of her 2-year-old son, who ingested cocaine while in her care.

09/22/2014

George Jung talks to TMZ at San Francisco International Airport.

Famed Cocaine Smuggler George Jung, Still In Bay Area, Plugs Sequel To ‘Blow’

After his June release from prison, George Jung, a notorious drug smuggler whose life story was made into the film “Blow,” starring Johnny Depp, is finishing his supervised parole in a San Francisco suburb and promoting a book chronicling his life in the cocaine trade.

09/19/2014

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CHP Find $17,000 In Drugs, Cash During Oakland Traffic Stop

A Tuesday traffic stop in Oakland led to a drug arrest and the confiscation of more than $17,000 in drugs and cash.

08/28/2014

George Jung talks to TMZ at San Francisco International Airport.

Notorious Ex-Cocaine Kingpin George Jung Out of Prison, Living In San Francisco

A man so notorious a movie was made about his life just walked out of prison. Ex-kingpin “George Jung” is now in San Francisco where he will finish serving his sentence.

06/03/2014

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San Francisco Woman Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Selling Crack Cocaine

A San Francisco woman was sentenced earlier this week to more than six years in prison for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/01/2014

Agents raided the Azteca Market in San Rafael on March 5, 2014. (CBS)

Store Raided After Cops Find Meth, Cocaine For Sale With Bread, Milk

Authorities raided a small neighborhood market in San Rafael that allegedly sold methamphetamine and cocaine alongside milk and bread. Three people have been arrested, including the store’s owner.

03/07/2014

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Contra Costa Bust Leads To 17 Arrests, $18M In Drugs Seized

Authorities in the East Bay have arrested 17 people and seized $18 million in drugs in what officials describe as one of the region’s biggest drug busts.

01/16/2014

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Teen Arrested For Bringing Loaded Gun Into Pinole Wingstop Restaurant

A 17-year-old El Sobrante boy was arrested at a Wingstop restaurant in Pinole after he was spotted with a loaded gun in his waistband, police said Thursday.

11/14/2013

The detectives served a search warrant at an East San Jose residence, where they seized 29 pounds of crystal methamphetamine, four pounds of cocaine and one pound of heroin, deputies said. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

San Jose Man Sought After $1.5M In Drugs, Cash, Guns Found In Home Search

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a San Jose man after seizing $1.5 million worth of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin along with guns and $825,000 in cash from an East San Jose home on Friday.

10/07/2013

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