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.
After circling Justin Herman Plaza and attempting to retake the site of the encampment that was raided in the early morning, “Occupy SF” protesters marched back to the Federal Reserve building and blocked Market Street Wednesday afternoon.
Two men were arrested and 130 pounds of marijuana was seized at a raid Friday on an alleged grow house in Watsonville, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department said.
Police in riot gear raided the Occupy Cal encampment early Thursday morning, arresting two protesters and removing about 20 tents from the UC Berkeley campus.
Police in riot gear dismantled one of Occupy San Francisco’s smaller encampments that had been blocking a sidewalk early Wednesday morning.