Weapons

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Of Shooting In Santa Rosa Leads To 7 Arrested On Drug Charges

A report about a shooting led to the arrests of seven people on drug charges at a west Santa Rosa residence late Monday morning.

10/14/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs California Gun Restriction Law, First In The Country

California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.

09/30/2014

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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

A Taser X26 stun gun (AP Graphics)

Group Opposed To Equipping Berkeley Police Officers With Taser Guns Hosting Forum Thursday

As Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.

09/04/2014

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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

Emmitt Tippie is one of 11 people Antioch police arrested during a crime suppression effort. (Antioch Police Department)

Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime Crackdown

Police arrested 11 people — including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week — during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

TrackingPoint YouTube video shows a shooter using Google Glass that displays the image of a networked scope on a specialized AR-15 rifle. (TrackingPoint, Inc.)

Weapons Technology Firm Uses Google Glass To Allow Shooters To Aim, Fire Around Corners

A Texas-based company that makes precision-guided firearms and weapons technology has unveiled a prototype system that uses Google Glass to allow shooters to aim and fire around corners or behind objects providing cover.

06/09/2014

Raymond Iwase

Elderly Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Daly City Medical Center Shooting

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical Center Wednesday was arraigned in a Redwood City courtroom Friday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

04/25/2014

Esdras Avila "Blanco" Carrillo (Santa Clara County)

Silicon Valley Drug Bust Shows Strong Ties To Mexican Cartels

A multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.

04/25/2014

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2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa Rosa

Two suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.

04/18/2014

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