Drugs

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

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago.

12/24/2014

(AP)

San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy Trial

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

12/17/2014

El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Bar Shut Down Following History Of Complaints Over Prostitution, Fighting, Public Urination

State regulators Tuesday indefinitely suspended the liquor license of a San Jose bar with a history of complaints over crime, gang fights, prostitution and people vomiting and urinating outside the premises.

12/16/2014

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind Bars

Drug 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..

11/29/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Set To Begin in San Francisco Police Officers’ Corruption Case

A San Francisco police officer corruption case is going to a jury on Monday where the officers are charged with conspiracy to commit theft from the Police Department, theft of more than $5,000 and conspiracy to violate civil rights.

11/25/2014

(CBS)

3 Masked Men Tie Up Employees At Point Richmond Pharmacy, Make Off With High-Priced, Highly Addictive Prescription Drugs

After tying up the employees, the robbers grabbed the pharmacy’s most addictive, opiate-based drugs — Oxycodone, Oxycotin, and Oxymorphine.

11/22/2014

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The Test

Medicinal marijuana is legal in California. But what are patients really buying when they shop at their local dispensary? Reporter Mike Sugerman conducted a random test.

11/17/2014

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