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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A felon wanted by immigration authorities was arrested in Petaluma in possession of meth on Friday night.
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.”
Ex-lover of Liberace, Scott Thorson, subject of an HBO film starring Matt Damon & Michael Douglas was spared from prison time after testing positive for meth in violation of his probation…
A Sunnyvale police report said a man was struck by multiple bullets when six undercover drug agents opened fire during a sting operation.