SF Jury Acquits Man Tackled, Arrested After Being Mistaken For A Drug DealerAccording to the public defender's office, at least 15 police officers were involved in Perkins' arrest, yet no video was preserved of the incident and no independent witness statements were taken at the scene.
KPIX 5 Exclusive: Former Drug Kingpin George Jung Speaks From Bay Area SuburbGeorge 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.
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.
More Arrests After Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Nabbed In San FranciscoAuthorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week's closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.
SF Bail Hearing Postponed For Accused Online Drug KingpinA man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.
Alleged SF Online Drug Kingpin Also Accused Of Seeking Murders-For-HireA man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.
Diamond Heights Traffic Stop Leads San Francisco Police To Indoor Pot FarmSan Francisco police officers who pulled over a Range Rover with no plates in Diamond Heights confiscated heroin and pot worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and uncovered a well-hidden marijuana farm in the driver’s nearby home.

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