Salinas Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Writing Illegal Painkiller PrescriptionsA pain management doctor was arrested Tuesday for alleged fraud by prescribing incorrect and potentially deadly medication to his patients.
Sacramento County Man Who Stuffed Pills Into Teddy Bears Sentenced To 12 YearsA Sacramento County man who stuffed illicit pills inside teddy bears and shipped them to Boise was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
3 Masked Men Tie Up Employees At Point Richmond Pharmacy, Make Off With High-Priced, Highly Addictive Prescription DrugsAfter tying up the employees, the robbers grabbed the pharmacy’s most addictive, opiate-based drugs -- Oxycodone, Oxycotin, and Oxymorphine.
Feds Bust Ecstasy Ring Linked To Bay Area Rap LabelSeveral rappers connected to a Bay Area music label are being charged with taking part in a nationwide Ecstasy ring.
Murder Charges Filed Against California Doctor For 3 Overdose DeathsOne of three men who overdosed in 2009 was 21-year-old Joey Rovero, an Arizona State University student from San Ramon.
East Bay Trio Indicted On Felony Drug ChargesThree East Bay residents have been indicted on felony charges of conspiracy, possession with intent to sell oxycodone and oxymorphone and possession of a firearm by a felon, federal prosecutors announced last week.