Narcotics

Weapons, Narcotics Seized

Home Search In Richmond Yields Cache Of High-Powered Weapons And Drugs

San Francisco police arrested a woman and a man Wednesday in Richmond after a search of a home located high-powered assault rifles and suspected narcotics.

08/28/2015

A Coast Guard Cutter Stratton boarding team opens the bridge of a self-propelled semi-submersible interdicted in international waters off the coast of Central America, July 19, 2015. The Stratton’s crew recovered more than 6 tons of cocaine from the 40-foot vessel. (Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class LaNola Stone)

Alameda Coast Guard Crew Seizes Narco-Submarine Carrying 8 Tons Of Cocaine

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Alameda stopped a submersible vessel carrying more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean last month — the largest bust of its kind in Coast Guard history.

08/05/2015

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Aspen in the San Francisco Bay (U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Crew Returns To Alameda After 140-Day Drug Enforcement Mission In Latin America

The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf is returning from the deployment in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after seizing more than $183 million worth of illegal narcotics.

08/11/2014

Emmitt Tippie is one of 11 people Antioch police arrested during a crime suppression effort. (Antioch Police Department)

Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime Crackdown

Police arrested 11 people — including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week — during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

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San Bruno Apartment Fire That Left Woman Injured May Have Been Sparked By Narcotics Manufacturing

An apartment fire that left a woman with burn injuries Monday morning may have been sparked by a narcotics manufacturing lab inside the apartment, police said.

07/07/2014

Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Timothy Midgett found at St. Vincent de Paul Homeless Shelter

Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Found At Local Homeless Shelter

An inmate who escaped from San Francisco County Jail earlier this month was located tonight at a San Francisco homeless shelter and taken into custody, the sheriff’s chief deputy said tonight.

06/18/2014

Two Suspects In Custody After Feds Raid San Jose Meth Lab

U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigators discovered a meth conversion lab at San Jose home Friday morning.

06/06/2014

Prescription Drugs

Santa Clara County Joins Lawsuit Against Drug Firms Over Narcotic Painkillers

Santa Clara County Thursday joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers of using opioid narcotic painkillers for non-cancer-related pain.

05/22/2014

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4 Sonoma State Students Accused Of Making Narcotics, Selling Marijuana

Rohnert Park public safety officers arrested four Sonoma State University students Tuesday on suspicion of manufacturing narcotics and possession of marijuana for sale.

03/26/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping Reducing Drug Sales Will Curb Violence

Getting rid of open-air drug sales will reduce violence—particularly in Oakland, which recently hired a consultant known for adopting that tactic as New York City’s top cop, a University of California at Berkeley law professor said Monday.

01/08/2013

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