DEA

Pittsburg Police said they seized $750,000 in hash oil and marijuana from this home on July 15, 2015. (CBS)

$750,000 In Hash Oil Seized, 5 Arrested In Pittsburg Drug Bust

Police busted perhaps the largest hash or “honey” oil lab found in Contra Costa County at a house in Pittsburg on Wednesday, arrested five people, and seized $30,000 in cash, police said Thursday.

07/16/2015

Flakka is made from a synthetic version of an amphetamine-like stimulant, similar to other drugs like bath salts, and can be snorted, smoked, injected or swallowed. It can make a person violent and falsely feel invincible. (CBS Chicago)

Scary New Drug ‘Flakka’ Behind Bizarre Crimes Involving Nudity & Hallucinations

One man ran naked through a Florida neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was the mythical god Thor. Another ran nude down a busy city street in broad daylight, convinced a pack of German shepherds was pursuing him.

04/30/2015

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road Investigation

Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.

03/30/2015

Marijuana

DEA Agents Find 500 Plants In Oakland Marijuana Grow, Man Arrested

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials arrested a man while serving a search warrant at an Oakland marijuana grow Thursday morning, a DEA spokeswoman said.

11/20/2014

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The Test

Medicinal marijuana is legal in California. But what are patients really buying when they shop at their local dispensary? Reporter Mike Sugerman conducted a random test.

11/17/2014

Larry Donnell #84 of the New York Giants fails to make a catch against Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DEA Agents Conduct Surprise Check Of 49ers’ Medical Staff After Team Beats Giants In New Jersey

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

11/16/2014

Clorenzo Griffin (Sutter County Sheriff's Office)

Deputy U.S. Marshal Accused Of Stealing Marijuana At Gunpoint Outside NorCal Motel

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.

10/17/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

10/07/2014

Two Suspects In Custody After Feds Raid San Jose Meth Lab

U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigators discovered a meth conversion lab at San Jose home Friday morning.

06/06/2014

Police cars at the scene of a suspect sweep on 98th Ave. in Oakland, March 8, 2013. (CBS)

Suspects Arrested In Oakland Gang Sweep Appear In Court

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.

03/15/2013

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