3 San Francisco Airport Workers Charged With Smuggling CocaineThe U.S. attorney's office said that 3 SFO security screeners took payoffs from cocaine smugglers to let them pass through airport security.
Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California Prisons Despite Stepped-Up SearchesCalifornia inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear if the tough steps state officials took to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect.
Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind BarsDrug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..
Man Accused Of Smuggling 45 Pounds Of Pot From Bay Area To GeorgiaAuthorities in coastal Georgia say an Atlanta man accused of smuggling about 45 pounds of marijuana from the Bay Area has been arrested.
Pot Smuggler's Boat Capsizes Off Beach Near Santa Cruz Authorities recovered 80 pounds of marijuana Monday from a smuggler's boat driven from Mexico that capsized off a beach in Santa Cruz County with most of its drug cache missing, a sheriff's deputy said.
Musician Sentenced For Smuggling Pot In Drums On SFO-Hawaii FlightA musician who admitted smuggling marijuana inside drums on a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was sentenced Tuesday to three months in federal detention and three months of home confinement.
Santa Cruz Pot Smuggling BustThree Los Angeles men and one man from Arizona were arrested on Saturday for allegedly smuggling ashore 1,200 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $2.1 million street value, on the northern Santa Cruz coast, authorities said.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon Visits Bay AreaMexican President Felipe Calderon was in the San Francisco Bay area where he spoke at a San Jose job training center about immigration issues and other topics.
Napa County Man Guilty In Oakland Airport Drug Smuggling RingA 46-year-old Napa County man has been convicted of cocaine distribution as part of a smuggling operation that prosecutors say ran large amounts of the drug through Oakland International Airport.