Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.
Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.
Authorities recovered 80 pounds of marijuana Monday from a smuggler’s boat driven from Mexico that capsized off a beach in Santa Cruz County with most of its drug cache missing, a sheriff’s deputy said.
LSD was being blamed for a wild and violent ending to a house party in Mill Valley over the weekend.
A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car’s trunk.
Five people are in custody for an armed robbery at a home in Sonoma County on Tuesday morning that also resulted in the arrest of the robbery victim for marijuana cultivation, sheriff’s officials said.
San Jose police were investigating a marijuana grow operation inside a suburban home in South San Jose that firefighters discovered while battling a fire Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Three people were injured early Sunday morning in a fire at a home in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood where firefighters found marijuana and grow equipment, police said Monday.
Authorities have arrested 16 people and found great environmental damage after raiding a marijuana grow on a rural Northern California property.
There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.