Alameda-Based Coast Guard Crew Seizes Nearly 1,400 Pounds Of CocaineAn Alameda-based Coast Guard crew has seized approximately 1,395 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $24 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America.
Legal Pot Lowers Demand for Drug-Sniffing Police DogsWith recreational marijuana legal in California, law enforcement agencies throughout the state must now consider the future of hundreds of pot-sniffing dogs.
Hugs, Tears And Smiles Welcome Home Coast Guard Cutter A happy and relieved group of family and friends welcomed back the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton Sunday to its homeport Alameda after 3 months at sea.
10 Charged With Selling Crack Near San Francisco Tenderloin SchoolsThe U.S. Attorney's office for the Northern District of California announced the indictment of 10 people accused of trafficking drugs within 1,000 feet of schools in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.
Obama Administratrion Permits California, Other States To Manage MarijuanaIn a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.
Funding For California’s War On Drugs Gutted By Budget CutsThe Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement could be shut down as a result of the $71 million cut to the Division of Law Enforcement budget approved by Governor Jerry Brown.
South Bay Car Stop Yields 40 Pounds Of MethA woman from Mexico has been arrested after being found with almost 40 pounds of methamphetamine in her car last week.