UPDATE: Residents Skeptical of San Francisco Mayor's Pledge to Get Drugs, Crime Out of TenderloinBy now, most San Franciscans have probably heard Mayor London Breed's pledge to crack down on crime in the city. In a fiery speech Tuesday she said the city must put an end to rampant burglaries, for one. She is also promising to stop the open-air drug dealing that has plagued the Tenderloin.
Update: Charges Filed By San Francisco DA Against Former Forensic Lab Analyst For Stealing DrugsA former forensic lab analyst with the San Francisco Chief Medical Examiner's Office has been charged with two misdemeanors connected with evidence theft, according to SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin.
Staggering Surge In Drug Overdose Deaths Far Outpacing COVID-19 Fatalities In San FranciscoA record 621 people died of drug overdoses in San Francisco so far this year, a staggering number that far outpaces the 173 deaths from COVID-19 the city has seen thus far.
San Francisco Tenderloin Drug Dealer Released After 4th Arrest In 90 Days On Same BlockA drug dealer, who has continually ignored a judge's order to stay away from San Francisco's troubled Tenderloin neighborhood, was arrested for a fourth time in the last 90 days and released a short time later on his own recognizance, authorities posted on social media.
San Francisco DA Posts List Of Cases Possibly Impacted By Forensic Lab Analyst MisconductThe San Francisco District Attorney's office on Friday posted an extensive list of cases that could be affected the misconduct of a forensic lab analyst who is being charged with intent to distribute methamphetamine, officials said.
S.F. Supe Calls on City, U.S. Government to Tackle Night Crime 'Crisis' at Federal PlazaSan Francisco supervisor Matt Haney called on both federal and city officials to address concerns over trash, drug dealing and drug use outside the Federal Building at Mission and Seventh streets.
Owner of Shuttered S.F. Bar Blames Rampant Neighborhood Street CrimeAs Pres. Trump calls out San Francisco for its troubled streets, one native of the city says he's shutting down his bar due to rampant drug-dealing outside his door.
San Jose Police Arrest 4 Suspects In Massive Drug OperationPolice in San Jose on Wednesday night announced the arrest of four suspects in what department officials called a large-scale criminal operation dealing narcotics in the Bay Area and transporting drugs across the country.
San Francisco Man Arrested 9th Time In 2018 For Alleged Drug DealingA man has been arrested the ninth time this year for dealing drugs in San Francisco, according to police.
San Francisco Tenderloin Police Station At Front Line Of Civic Center Drug CrisisThe flood of drugs running through San Francisco's downtown BART stations is just an extension of the drug problems that have long plagued the streets above.
Emeryville Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Gun, Drug PossessionOfficers arrested a man they said had more than 200 grams of heroin and two handguns in the parking lot of Home Depot in Emeryville Saturday night.
Santa Rosa Couple With Young Kids Arrested On Suspicion Of Selling MethPolice arrested a married couple Thursday on suspicion of selling methamphetamine from the home they share with their three young children, a police sergeant said.
Northern California 'Dark Web' Drug Dealers Sentenced To PrisonTwo drug dealers who used the Dark Web to collect orders for narcotics ranging from cocaine, fentanyl and heroin and then delivered them using the U.S. Postal Service have been sentenced to federal prison.
68-Year-Old Oakland Man Busted For Allegedly Dealing Heroin, CocainePolice in the East Bay recently arrested a 68-year-old Oakland man suspected of dealing heroin, cocaine and marijuana from near the senior citizen housing where he lived.
Mexican Citizen Living In San Jose Gets 14-Year Prison Term For Conspiring To Sell MethA Mexican citizen has been sentenced in federal court in San Jose to 14 years in prison for conspiring to possess and sell methamphetamine.