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Drug Trafficking

Marijuana, pot

8 Plead Not Guilty To Bringing $23M Worth Of Pot From Mexico To San Mateo By Boat

Eight defendants have pleaded not guilty to transporting more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana from Mexico to San Mateo County by boat, prosecutors said Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Crack cocaine (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration)

San Francisco Woman Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Selling Crack Cocaine

A San Francisco woman was sentenced earlier this week to more than six years in prison for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/01/2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, Other Defendants Back In Court; Racketeering Charges Likely To Be Added

Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and a list of 27 other defendants in a government case were back in court on Friday. Federal prosecutors say more charges and defendants are expected to be added to the case.

04/11/2014

Michael Lott, a rapper who performs under the name "Miami the Most." (CBS)

Bay Area Rapper Arrested In Las Vegas On Drug Charges

A Bay Area rapper on the run from for more than seven months had his luck run out in Nevada this week, when he was arrested. Authorities said the rapper is associated with a music label that operated as a front for drug trafficking.

11/30/2012

Generic drug bust, drugs

Funding For California’s War On Drugs Gutted By Budget Cuts

The Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement could be shut down as a result of the $71 million cut to the Division of Law Enforcement budget approved by Governor Jerry Brown.

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