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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

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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

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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