Heroin

San Francisco City Hall (credit: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Sheriff’s Sgt. Saves Man Found Overdosed In City Hall Restroom

A San Francisco sheriff’s sergeant helped save the life of an unconscious man suffering from a drug overdose who was found locked in a City Hall bathroom stall Tuesday night, the sheriff’s department said Thursday.

08/20/2015

Richmond detectives said they discovered meth stashed in the dashboard of a vehicle while serving a search warrant. (Richmond Police Department)

Traffic Stop Leads To Richmond Police Seizing 4 Pounds Of Meth, Heroin

Police in Richmond said detectives and a K-9 found more than four pounds of methamphetamine, along with heroin and illegal guns in a series of searches stemming from a traffic stop.

04/23/2015

Money, drugs seized in Santa Cruz bust involving alleged dealer Hilario "Cholo" Garcia.

Santa Cruz: Alleged Heroin, Meth Dealer Ditches Child, Drugs During Escape Attempt

Police found about 6 pounds of heroin and nearly 3 pounds of methamphetamine that together had a street value of more than $300,000 in a car allegedly belonging to Hilario “Cholo” Garcia.

04/21/2015

San Pablo police officer Kenneth White was charged for allegedly buying cocaine and heroin in San Francisco while a 2-year-old girl sat in his car. (Source: SFPD)

2-Year-Old Girl Sat In Car As San Pablo Cop Busted For Buying Heroin, Cocaine In San Francisco

A San Pablo police officer has been charged with four felonies and two misdemeanors for allegedly buying heroin and cocaine in San Francisco last week while a 2-year-old girl was in his car, police and prosecutors said Sunday.

04/13/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid Overdoses

San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.

03/12/2015

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Napa Couple Arrested After Baby Found In Car Near Heroin, Uncapped Needles

A Napa couple was arrested Wednesday night after being found in possession of drugs and needles within reach of a 1-year-old child.

02/13/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Overdose Deaths From Other Drugs

A new study of states which have implemented medical marijuana laws shows those states also have lower rates of drug overdose deaths.

08/27/2014

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Call Girl Pleads Not Guilty In Google Exec’s Overdose Death

A high-priced prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die on his yacht in California after shooting him up with a fatal hit of heroin has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and heroin charges.

07/16/2014

Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Call Girls, Money & Power In Silicon Valley: Tech Exec Shares His Story

After a Google executive’s death from a heroin overdose aboard a yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor was linked to a high-priced prostitute, many were left wondering how a high-powered executive got mixed up in a world of call girls and deadly drugs.

07/16/2014

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