Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.
Authorities recovered 80 pounds of marijuana Monday from a smuggler’s boat driven from Mexico that capsized off a beach in Santa Cruz County with most of its drug cache missing, a sheriff’s deputy said.
A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car’s trunk.
San Jose police were investigating a marijuana grow operation inside a suburban home in South San Jose that firefighters discovered while battling a fire Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Authorities have arrested 16 people and found great environmental damage after raiding a marijuana grow on a rural Northern California property.
There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.
A musician who admitted smuggling marijuana inside drums on a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was sentenced Tuesday to three months in federal detention and three months of home confinement.
Firefighters who responded to a one-alarm house fire in unincorporated Hayward Wednesday night discovered a marijuana grow operation and more than 200 marijuana plants, a fire official said.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the site of a marijuana grow operation at a residence in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley early Tuesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.
Authorities say they’ve found 10,000 marijuana plants growing in a California state park.