Police executed 20 search warrants throughout Santa Clara County on Thursday in what authorities described as the largest sweep of child pornography suspects Northern California has ever seen.
Authorities raided a pair of homes in Contra Costa County, finding hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks.
Several arrests were made during a police raid of two massage parlors in a quiet Lafayette neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.
The suspects were wanted for various crimes including murder, felony assault, robbery, and burglary, police said. A number of felony probation and parole violators were also arrested.
Oaksterdam University founder Richard Lee said today that he will give up ownership of all of his Oakland-based marijuana businesses after a federal raid on his home, the university and the businesses on Monday.
The operation netted 17 parolees, 50 people wanted on felony charges or warrants and five wanted on misdemeanor charges and warrants, according to police.
Four Sonoma County residents were arrested today on suspicion of possession or distribution of child pornography during a sting operation by 58 law enforcement officers from 11 agencies, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
After a month-long investigation, Napa Special Investigations Bureau agents found an illegal indoor marijuana growing operation in unincorporated Napa on Soda Canyon Road last Thursday, bureau officials said.
Dozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.
Approximately 55 Occupy SF protesters were arrested early Sunday morning after police raided their encampment on Market Street.