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Scott Thorson (credit: Washoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Liberace Lover To Spend 8 To 20 Years In Prison

The subject of an HBO film, Scott Thorson, has been sentenced for failing a drug test…

01/22/2014

Nadia Lockyer

Drug Charges Dropped for Ex-Alameda Supervisor, Calif. Treasurer’s Wife

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.

01/17/2014

Cocaine. (CBS)

Contra Costa Bust Leads To 17 Arrests, $18M In Drugs Seized

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.

01/16/2014

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Mexico Teen Found With Meth-Filled Tequila Bottles At San Jose Mineta Airport

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.

01/08/2014

Federal Building and Courthouse

Fed Court Sentences San Rafael Man To 12 Years For Dealing Meth

A San Rafael drug dealer was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco earlier this week to nearly 12 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine and repeatedly evading police.

11/30/2013

Authorities said Gary Lee Cooper and James Eugene McRae were found dead on a houseboat on the Delta near Pittsburg on November 25, 2013. The boat contained a meth lab, according to authorities. (Solano County Sheriff)

2 Men Found Dead On Floating Meth Lab In Delta Near Pittsburg

Two men found dead onboard a houseboat equipped with a methamphetamine lab in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Pittsburg on Monday have been identified, a Solano County sheriff’s spokesman said.

11/27/2013

Denise Rohrbach

Woman Arrested At SFO Car Rental Allegedly Had Fake ID, Drugs, Stolen Checks

A San Francisco woman was arrested an airport car rental facility with a fake drivers license, altered personal checks, credit cards, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

11/23/2013

Daniel James Richards is accused of making more than $1,000 worth of counterfeit $10 and $20 bills in a Morgan Hill motel room. Richards is also accused of methamphetamine possession. (Morgan Hill Police Department)

Morgan Hill Man Accused Of Making $1,000 In Counterfeit Bills

Morgan Hill police, working with the U.S. Secret Service to investigate a recent rash of counterfeit bills, arrested a man on Tuesday on suspicion of making phony $10 and $20 bills in a motel room, a police spokesman said.

11/07/2013

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

Petaluma Police Bust Wanted Felon For Possession Of Meth

A felon wanted by immigration authorities was arrested in Petaluma in possession of meth on Friday night.

10/05/2013

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

Family Of Drug Suspect Killed By Officers In Sunnyvale Hire Lawyer

Family members of a Sunnyvale man shot and killed last week by six police officers have hired Oakland civil rights lawyer John Burris who on Wednesday described the shooting as “excessive” and “inexcusable.”

09/11/2013

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