Deputies Arrest Man Carrying Narcotics, Loaded Gun During Traffic Stop Near WatsonvilleDeputies arrested Michael Turcotte, of Marina, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance while armed and other charges.
Milpitas Police Find 2 Pounds Of Marijuana During Traffic StopA San Jose man was arrested in Milpitas on Sunday afternoon after police found more than 2 pounds of marijuana in his car during a traffic stop.
Study: San Francisco Blacks Disproportionately Arrested On Traffic WarrantsAlmost half of those arrested in San Francisco for traffic warrants were black, yet African-Americans only make up about 5 percent of the city's population, according to a new study.
Nearly 600 Marijuana Plants Seized In Healdsburg Traffic StopHealdsburg police arrested a Pleasant Hill man early Sunday on suspicion of possession and sale of nearly 600 suspected marijuana plants in his vehicle.
East Bay Official Says She Was Harassed By Hometown Officers In Out-Of-Town Traffic StopA traffic stop involving an East Bay official has raised eyebrows after the official said she was pulled over and threatened with arrest. Some are accusing police of playing politics during the encounter.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
Antioch Police Offer 'Citizens Academy' To Help Bolster Relationship With PublicWithin a few hours on Wednesday, Antioch police Officer Ted Chang helped serve a felony arrest warrant, responded to a report of a dead body found in a house and helped recover a stolen gun.
5-Year-Old Found In Backseat With Loaded Guns, Drugs During Fairfield Traffic StopPolice suspect a five-year-old was endangered after Fairfield officers found guns and drugs in a car the child was occupying Monday evening.
Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don't have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.
Fleeing Suspect Shoots At CHP After Vallejo Traffic StopPolice are investigating a shooting at two California Highway Patrol officers stemming from a traffic stop in Vallejo early Sunday morning, a police lieutenant said.
2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa RosaTwo suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.