Counterfeit Pills Laced With Deadly Fentanyl Invading Bay Area SchoolsThe opioid epidemic has taken a treacherous new turn in the Bay Area. Kids are getting their hands on counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. KPIX talked to one local teen who says pills are all over school campuses.
6 Men Sentenced For Smuggling 1.4 Tons Of Marijuana By Boat On Central CoastSix men were sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling 2,800 pounds of marijuana in a boat that landed off of the coast in Big Sur earlier this year.
500 Pound Cartel Meth Bust Unveiled In Contra Costa CountyState and local law enforcement officials announced Monday the successful takedown of a transnational drug trafficking organization based in Contra Costa County.
Famed Cocaine Smuggler George Jung, Still In Bay Area, Plugs Sequel To 'Blow'After his June release from prison, George Jung, a notorious drug smuggler whose life story was made into the film "Blow," starring Johnny Depp, is finishing his supervised parole in a San Francisco suburb and promoting a book chronicling his life in the cocaine trade.
18 Arrested In Silicon Valley Drug Ring Investigation Tied To Mexican CartelProsecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.
Witnesses Describe Dramatic Arrest Of Alleged Drug Kingpin Inside SF Library 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.
Feds Arrest Alleged Online Drug Kingpin At San Francisco Public Library ComputerA 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.
Authorities Say Santa Clara County Is Heroin Hub For Mexican CartelsThe land of high tech has also become ground zero for the distribution of heroin and other narcotics to the rest of the nation, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.