Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Sunday that he has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.
One person was arrested after more than a dozen squatters were found in an apartment building in San Francisco’s North of Panhandle neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Monday afternoon was arrested on an outstanding $250,000 warrant from Sacramento County, police and fire officials said.
Santa Rosa police fanned out into several neighborhoods Saturday, in search of dozens with outstanding arrest warrants for either DUI or having suspended licenses.
The California State Senate passed legislation Thursday night that would, in most cases, require law enforcement and other government agencies to get a warrant before gathering information with an unmanned aircraft.
Officials say a fisherman who sent out a distress call early Monday morning was not on board when his boat ran aground in San Francisco.
Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.
The driver of a motor home that flipped onto its side and collided with a tow truck on eastbound interstate 80 in Berkeley on Sunday morning was wanted on a no-bail warrant on drug charges in San Francisco, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Monday.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.
FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.