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Methamphetamine

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

Woman Accused Of Smuggling 11 Pounds Of Meth Into SFO

A North Carolina woman was caught at San Francisco International Airport allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 11 pounds of methamphetamine into the country inside a piece of wood furniture, federal prosecutors said Friday.

01/19/2013

(CBS)

Shoplifting Suspect Flees Central Valley Macy’s; Leaves Young Daughters Behind

A Central Valley woman was facing charges of burglary and child endangerment after allegedly shoplifting items and abandoning her two young children as she fled a Macy’s department store in Visalia.

12/18/2012

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Campbell Man Accused Of Crossing Border With Liquid Meth

Federal authorities said a Santa Clara County man has been arrested in southern Arizona after 66 pounds of liquid methamphetamine allegedly was found in his car’s gasoline tank.

12/04/2012

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

Feds, Local Police Combine On Massive Meth Bust; 11 Arrested

Federal authorities in San Francisco have announced one of the largest seizures of methamphetamine in U.S. history: more than 570 pounds, with an estimated street value of $6 million.

12/04/2012

Dr. Marvin Bonham, former director of the Valley Health Plan, is accused of trading prescriptions in return for sex, methamphetamine, and cash. (Santa Clara County District Attorney)

Ex-South Bay Health Official Accused Of Trading Prescriptions For Sex

A former top administrator of Santa Clara County’s health plan has been charged with 18 felonies including trading prescriptions in return for sex, methamphetamine, and cash.

10/17/2012

Eric Dean Lewis

Santa Clara Principal Facing Drug Charges Had Hidden Cameras At Home

A Santa Clara elementary school principal arrested on drug charges last week had 10 hidden cameras in his apartment, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

09/25/2012

Eric Dean Lewis, principal of Montague Elementary in Santa Clara, during a court appearance on September 24, 2012. (CBS)

Santa Clara Principal Appears In Court Following Drug Arrest

The principal of a Santa Clara elementary school who was arrested on drug charges last week will be arraigned Monday afternoon, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

09/24/2012

Eric Dean Lewis

Santa Clara School Principal Arrested On Drug Charges

The principal of a Santa Clara elementary school has been arrested on suspicion of possessing crystal methamphetamine for sale.

09/23/2012

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Man Stabbed, Tased In San Francisco Street Melee Over Meth Deal

A man was stunned with a Taser gun and stabbed in the arm on San Francisco’s Sixth Street early Tuesday morning during a fight over the quality of the methamphetamine he purchased, police said.

08/28/2012

The taco truck involved in a drug sting known as "Operation Dirty Taco" (CBS)

‘Operation Dirty Taco’ Busts Food Truck Selling Meth, Marijuana

The bust comes after an undercover sting, dubbed “Operation Dirty Taco,” which lasted three months. Police said the truck was really just a shell for a mobile meth and marijuana operation in Olivehurst. Two brothers have been arrested.

08/24/2012

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