A deputy U.S. marshal is accused of stealing roughly 24 pounds of marijuana at gunpoint from three people parked at a Northern California motel.
Woman Sues DEA Agent Over Use Of Private Photos On Phony Facebook Page In Her Name; Gov’t Calls Practice ‘Legitimate’
The U.S. Justice Department said it is reviewing the case of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who impersonated a woman and created a Facebook page using her own cellphone photos without her knowledge to communicate with suspected criminals.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigators discovered a meth conversion lab at San Jose home Friday morning.
Alleged members and associates of an Oakland gang that Police Chief Howard Jordan said is probably the most violent group of young people he’s seen were arraigned earlier this week on a variety of charges, including conspiracy to commit murder.
Oakland police joined forces with state and federal agencies to arrest several suspected violent offenders in a crime sweep Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
Agents from three federal law enforcement departments on Monday raided Oaksterdam, the medical marijuana university in downtown Oakland, as well as other marijuana industry businesses in Oakland.
The DEA claims three people charged in the massive methamphetamine bust in San Jose last week have ties to Mexican drug cartels.
Christmas came early for several Bay Area law enforcement agencies this week, when they received a total of $1.2 million in cash disbursements for their roles in the arrest and successful prosecution of a major marijuana dealer in Hayward.
Marin County sheriff’s deputies eradicated more than 7,000 marijuana plants on private property near Marshall on Tuesday.