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.
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.
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.
LSD was being blamed for a wild and violent ending to a house party in Mill Valley over the weekend.
An Operation Ceasefire arrest led to the seizure of fully automatic high-powered rifles, semi-automatic handguns, high-capacity magazines, marijuana and $7,000 in cash on Friday in Oakland, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
Thirty-one alleged members or associates of the Nuestra Familia gang sat in chains and handcuffs at the Hall of Justice in a courtroom crowded with their friends, relatives and attorneys for both sides.
Vacaville police arrested a middle school teacher Thursday morning after a loaded firearm and drugs were found in his parked car on campus, police said.
A long-running case against a former San Francisco police crime lab technician ended in a misdemeanor plea bargain Friday when she pleaded guilty in federal court to a reduced charge of possessing cocaine in 2009.
An El Sobrante man was arrested at a Safeway in El Cerrito over the weekend after allegedly reading a pornographic magazine while accompanied by a small child in the women’s restroom, smoking a cocaine-laced joint and stealing a soda, police said Tuesday.
A mistrial was declared for a second time in federal court Thursday in the case of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of taking small amounts of cocaine from the facility in 2009.