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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

Mack, a San Francisco Police Dept. K-9 officer, poses with evidence of a recent drug bust. (SFPD)

San Francisco Police Dog Earns Star For Crime-Fighting Prowess

Normally it’s not news when a San Francisco police officer gets a badge, except in this case Police Chief Greg Suhr had to reach almost to the floor to pin the star on the officer, a Springer Spaniel named Mack.

02/23/2012

Authorities on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Castro Valley on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Man Shot By Berkeley Officer In Castro Valley Was Under Investigation For Narcotics

A man shot by a Berkeley police officer in Castro Valley on Wednesday has been under investigation for narcotics and was in possession of a half-pound of cocaine, police said.

02/12/2012

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Dozens Arrested In Major Bay Area Drug Bust

Thirty-four suspects are behind bars in connection with a major law enforcement operation that involved the FBI as well as local police, targeting narcotics dealers in the Bay Area. Six suspects remain at large.

02/08/2012

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KCBS Cover Story: Dramatic Drop In San Francisco Narcotics Arrests

Four years ago, almost half the people in the county jails were there on drug charges. Now, it’s 25% – at most.

01/06/2012

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Top CoCo Drug Cop & Friend Indicted By Feds For Drug Dealing, Prostitution

A federal grand jury indicted former Contra Costa County narcotics task force Commander Norman Wielsch and private investigator Christopher Butler on charges of illegally selling confiscated drugs and operating a brothel.

KPIX 5–08/15/2011

The San Leandro Police shield (San Leandro PD)

San Leandro Cop Charged With Drug Offense Resigns

A San Leandro police narcotics detective charged with giving marijuana to an informant has resigned from the force.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Vallejo Man Arrested After Cocaine, Drugs, Cash Found In 2 Homes

A man suspected of selling cocaine was arrested after detectives discovered narcotics, handguns, and more than $12,000 at two Vallejo homes, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–06/12/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

FBI Takes Over Contra Costa County ‘Rogue’ Cops Probe

Federal authorities on Friday officially took over the probe into former narcotics task force Commander Norman Wielsch and other so-called “rogue” police officers in Contra Costa County.

KPIX 5–06/03/2011

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