Firefighters have controlled a fire near the Berkeley Interstate 80 University offramp Wednesday afternoon that possibly started with an explosion in a methamphetamine lab, the city’s acting fire chief said.
A multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.
Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.
Two people, including a man with alleged ties to Mexican drug cartels, were arrested March 27 after detectives seized 37 pounds of methamphetamine from their vehicle, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.
A man was arrested in Novato on Sunday night after police found marijuana and methamphetamine in his backpack, according to police.
A raid on a San Jose tattoo parlor that federal agents say was the front for drug operation has resulted in the arrest of about 20 suspects Thursday, according to authorities.
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Nadia Lockyer, 42, is a former Alameda County supervisor and president of the Santa Ana school board. She resigned the supervisor’s post in April 2012 following a string of bizarre public incidents that she blamed on chemical dependency.
Authorities in the East Bay have arrested 17 people and seized $18 million in drugs in what officials describe as one of the region’s biggest drug busts.
Federal agents at Mineta San Jose International Airport arrested a teenage boy from Mexico on New Year’s Eve after he allegedly brought a half-million dollars’ worth of methamphetamine in his luggage, authorities said Wednesday.