Returning U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Offloads Tons of Pot, Cocaine in AlamedaThe crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro returned to its Alameda homeport Tuesday and offloaded approximately 8,200 pounds of seized cocaine and 11,450 pounds of marijuana, according to authorities.
Coast Guard Crew From Alameda Seizes 1,700 Pounds Of Cocaine From Fishing Boat Off Costa RicaThe U.S. Coast Guard said Monday it has seized about 1,700 pounds of cocaine with an estimated value of more than $29 million was seized in international waters off the coast of Costa Rica.
Ex-Baggage Handler Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs At Oakland Int'l AirportA former Southwest Airlines baggage handler has been sentenced for smuggling marijuana through Oakland International Airport.
Uber Driver Hired to Take Shoebox From SF to Tiburon Finds Drugs InsideAn Uber driver nearly became an unwitting courier for a drug delivery after he was asked to drive a box of sneakers with a stash of suspected fentanyl from San Francisco to Tiburon, authorities said Saturday.
Report: Secret Drug Smuggling Tunnel Discovered Under Former KFCA tunnel that stretches from a former Kentucky Fried Chicken in Arizona all the way to a home in Mexico was discovered last week by investigators, who believe the secret passageway was used for drug smuggling.
US: Vet Implanted Heroin In Puppies For Colombia Drug RingA veterinarian accused of implanting liquid heroin in puppies for a Colombian drug trafficking ring is now in custody in New York.
US, Mexico Launch Major Maritime Drug Smuggling CrackdownThe U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers.
10 Accused In Scheme To Smuggle Meth Into San Mateo County JailTen people, including five female jail inmates, are accused of being involved in a scheme to distribute methamphetamine inside San Mateo County’s Maple Street Correctional Center.
Major SFO Drug Smuggler Busted Bribing Airport Security OfficialA Texas man has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for bribing an airport security officer who allowed him to smuggle 50 pounds of cocaine through San Francisco International Airport.
3 Arrested, Deputy Injured In Drug Smuggling Boat Bust Off San Mateo County CoastThree people were taken into custody after the Coast Guard intercepted a panga boat believed to be involved in narcotics smuggling near Año Nuevo State Park early Sunday morning.
TSA Worker Accused Of Smuggling Marijuana Through Oakland AirportA Transportation Security Administration worker at the Oakland International Airport has been indicted for allegedly conspiring to smuggle marijuana through the airport, federal prosecutors said.
3 San Francisco Airport Workers Charged With Smuggling CocaineThe U.S. attorney's office said that 3 SFO security screeners took payoffs from cocaine smugglers to let them pass through airport security.
Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California Prisons Despite Stepped-Up SearchesCalifornia inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear if the tough steps state officials took to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect.
Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind BarsDrug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..
Man Accused Of Smuggling 45 Pounds Of Pot From Bay Area To GeorgiaAuthorities in coastal Georgia say an Atlanta man accused of smuggling about 45 pounds of marijuana from the Bay Area has been arrested.