Drugs

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Opium-Filled Soap Bars From Thailand Seized At SFO

A box of soap delivered to San Francisco International Airport from Thailand was hiding nearly 9 pounds of opium.

09/15/2014

Authorities on the scene of a police shooting near North Mathilda Avenue and Ahwanee Avenue in Sunnyvale on September 4, 2013. (CBS)

Officers Cleared In 2013 Fatal Shooting Of Drug Suspect In Sunnyvale

Six Santa Clara County law enforcement officers legally defended themselves and others when they fired 29 shots that killed an unarmed suspect in a restaurant parking lot in Sunnyvale last year, according to prosecutors.

09/10/2014

Windsor pot grow. (PHOTO COURTESY SONOMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

Couple Charged With Child Endangerment Stemming From Backyard Pot Grow In Sonoma County

A Windsor couple will be arraigned Monday on child endangerment charges after Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies found evidence on Wednesday of a hash laboratory and marijuana grow in their home, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

09/05/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 8: Wide receiver Wes Welker #83 of the Denver Broncos hauls in a second quarter pass against the Tennessee Titans at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 8, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Five Alternate Theories As To How Wes Welker May Have Accidentally Taken Drugs At The Kentucky Derby

Wes Welker had a wild time at the Kentucky Derby earlier this year, and that jaunt into party town just cost him a whole lot of money and some bad (but hilarious) press.

09/03/2014

Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen in the San Francisco Bay (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Crew Returns To Alameda After 140-Day Drug Enforcement Mission In Latin America

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.

08/11/2014

Alexander Lioulios (left) and Lauren Todd are accused of growing marijuana, producing hash oil and trafficking narcotics out of a San Francisco home. (San Francisco Police Department)

San Francisco Pair Accused Of Growing Marijuana, Producing Hash Oil At Home

A man and a woman were arrested Thursday on suspicion of growing marijuana, running a butane hash oil lab and trafficking narcotics out of a home in San Francisco’s Miraloma Park neighborhood.

08/08/2014

Emmitt Tippie is one of 11 people Antioch police arrested during a crime suppression effort. (Antioch Police Department)

Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime Crackdown

Police arrested 11 people — including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week — during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

Shelly Gorman. (Facebook)

Sacramento-Area Mom Suspected Of Dealing Marijuana, Meth From Her Bra

A mother from Sacramento County has been arrested and her child has been taken into protective custody for allegedly selling drugs out of her bra.

08/07/2014

Ross Ulbricht (LinkedIn)

Silk Road Search Was Illegal, Defense Lawyer Says

Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man charged with operating Silk Road—an online marketplace for illegal drugs, are asking a judge in New York to toss out most of the evidence against him.

08/04/2014

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