Former DEA Agent Sentenced To 6.5 Years In Prison For Corruption In Silk Road ProbeA former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who admitted stealing more than $500,000 in Bitcoin while investigating the Silk Road black market website was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to six and one-half years in prison.
$750,000 In Hash Oil Seized, 5 Arrested In Pittsburg Drug BustPolice 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.
Scary New Drug 'Flakka' Behind Bizarre Crimes Involving Nudity & HallucinationsOne 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.
DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road InvestigationTwo 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.
DEA Agents Find 500 Plants In Oakland Marijuana Grow, Man ArrestedU.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials arrested a man while serving a search warrant at an Oakland marijuana grow Thursday morning, a DEA spokeswoman said.
Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The TestMedicinal 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.
DEA Agents Conduct Surprise Check Of 49ers' Medical Staff After Team Beats Giants In New JerseyFederal 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.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Accused Of Stealing Marijuana At Gunpoint Outside NorCal MotelA 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.
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.
Suspects Arrested In Oakland Gang Sweep Appear In CourtAlleged 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.
Cops Make Series Of Arrests During Raids On Violent Oakland GangOakland police joined forces with state and federal agencies to arrest several suspected violent offenders in a crime sweep Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.