Drugs

(UC Santa Cruz)

Study Shows UC Santa Cruz Students Tops In Discipline For Drug-Related Offenses

The University of California, Santa Cruz is tops on a nationwide list of campus disciplinary action for drug offenses, according to a new report.

02/06/2015

Guns and drugs seized in a San Francisco bust. (Bay City News)

Cache Of Weapons, Drugs Seized In San Francisco Bust

Police in San Francisco last month seized a cache of weapons and drugs and arrested three people during a joint investigation with Department of Homeland Security investigators.

02/01/2015

Boyd Memorial Park in downtown San Rafael (CBS)

San Rafael Temporarily Shuts Down Park Overrun By Homeless; Mayor Calls It ‘Health & Security Issue’

A neighborhood park north of downtown San Rafael has been closed for at least 30 days because officials say it’s overrun by homeless people who do drugs and commit crimes.

01/26/2015

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Paraphernalia, Trash, Vandalism Force Closure Of San Rafael Park

Starting on Monday, a San Rafael park will be closed for 30 days to address “health and security issues” that have come up from illegal activity, according to city officials.

01/25/2015

Boyd Memorial Park

San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The Homeless

Fed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it’s time to shut it down.

01/23/2015

jail, prison, generic

Police Say Promised Prop. 47 Financial Benefits Aren’t Being Seen In San Francisco

Proposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn’t yet materialized.

01/23/2015

(Tijuana Secretary of Public Security)

Drone Covered In Meth Crashes Into Supermarket Parking Lot Near Mexico-California Border

A drone overloaded with methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot in Tijuana, just feet from the California border.

01/21/2015

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)

Feds Bust Alleged Manager Of SF-Based Silk Road 2.0 ‘DoctorClu’ On Charges Of Selling Coke, Heroine, Meth

Officials arrested 26-year-old Brian Richard Farrell, aka “DoctorClu,” who allegedly helped to run the Silk Road 2.0. They found him in Bellevue, Washington.

01/20/2015

Cough and cold medicine. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Morgan Hill Middle School Warns Parents Of ‘Triple C’ Fad That Hospitalized 3 8th Graders

A letter is going out to parents in Morgan Hill about an incident this week involving three 8th grade girls sent to the hospital after taking excessive amounts of an over-the-counter cold medicine apparently for its intoxicating effects.

01/13/2015

(Mountain View PD)

Police K-9 ‘Zeus’ Sniffs Out $240,000 And 50 Pounds Of Meth In Santa Clara

The Mountain View Police Department tweeted Tuesday that its K-9 named Zeus found $240,000 during a recent traffic stop and a large amount of methamphetamine in Santa Clara.

01/07/2015

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