Methamphetamine

An eyewitness took this photo of 62-year-old Kelly Brown of Oakley being arrested in Brentwood. Brown, an ice cream seller, is accused of selling drugs from his truck. (CBS)

Brentwood Ice Cream Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs From His Truck

A man selling ice cream was arrested at a Brentwood gas station Wednesday afternoon after authorities said he was offering methamphetamine for sale.

05/22/2014

(CBS)

18 Arrested In Silicon Valley Drug Ring Investigation Tied To Mexican Cartel

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.

04/24/2014

(L-R) Juan Manuel Ponce-Chavez, Norma Yolanda Juarez (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

2 Arrested In San Jose With 37 Pounds Of Meth; Link To Mexican Drug Cartels

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.

04/04/2014

Agents raided the Azteca Market in San Rafael on March 5, 2014. (CBS)

Store Raided After Cops Find Meth, Cocaine For Sale With Bread, Milk

Authorities raided a small neighborhood market in San Rafael that allegedly sold methamphetamine and cocaine alongside milk and bread. Three people have been arrested, including the store’s owner.

03/07/2014

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

(CBS)

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

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