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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

Meth recovered from a Contra Costa County bust. (Contra Costa County Sheriff)

Agents Seize $9 Million Worth Of Meth In Central Valley

Members of a Central Valley drug task force say they’ve seized millions of dollars worth of methamphetamine in what is believed to be the largest meth bust ever conducted in the valley.

08/14/2012

Robert Gardner

Benicia Man Sentenced In Torture, Murder Of Martinez Teen

Benicia resident Robert Gardner was sentenced to 29 years to life in prison Thursday morning for his role in the torture and murder of a Martinez teenager days before Christmas in 2009.

05/17/2012

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Authorities Say Santa Clara County Is Heroin Hub For Mexican Cartels

The land of high tech has also become ground zero for the distribution of heroin and other narcotics to the rest of the nation, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

05/17/2012

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8-Year-Old Found Sleeping Alone In Napa Meth Lab Apartment

An 8-year-old Napa boy has been placed in protective custody after police found him sleeping alone in an apartment that contained a home methamphetamine lab, Napa police said.

04/24/2012

Robert Gardner

Guilty Verdict In Benicia Meth-Fueled Teen Torture Killing

A Benicia man accused of killing an 18-year-old man during a meth high has been found guilty of first-degree murder and torture.

03/30/2012

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