San Francisco Public Library
Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week’s closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.
A man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.
The dramatic arrest inside a San Francisco public library of a man accused of running an underground drug website has become the talk of the neighborhood.
A man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.
A hidden website operated by a San Francisco man became a vast black market bazaar that brokered $1.2 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services, according to court papers made public on Wednesday.
A 25-year-old man is facing assault charges for an unprovoked attack on another patron at San Francisco’s main library branch on Wednesday.
A man was arrested after allegedly hitting another man with a chair as he sat at a computer terminal at the San Francisco Main Library on Wednesday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
A suspicious package near the San Francisco Public Library Excelsior branch prompted an evacuation and a lockdown at a nearby elementary school Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
In response to complaints about San Francisco Public Library visitors openly viewing explicit content, including pornography, the main branch has installed plastic screens to block monitors from people nearby.
A Creole cookbook was returned to the San Francisco Public Library on Friday, more than 37 years overdue.