Alameda-Based Coast Guard Commander Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking ChargesAn Alameda-based U.S. Coast Guard commander has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges involving the importation of a controlled pain killer from foreigner suppliers, federal prosecutors have announced.
Sacramento Postal Worker Saves Teen Girl From Sex TraffickingA Sacramento postal worker is being credited with saving a teenage girl from being sold into sex trafficking.
US Issues Highest Travel Warning For 5 Mexican StatesFive states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
Mexico Soccer Star Among 22 Sanctioned By U.S. For Alleged Drug Ties
Weapons, Body Armor Seized In Windsor Drug RaidA small arsenal of weapons, body armor, drugs and cash were seized during a narcotics raid that culminated a two-week investigation and ended with four arrests in Windsor.
San Jose Man Gets 10 Years For Trafficking HeroinA San Jose man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his part in a conspiracy to possess and distribute heroin.
Drone Covered In Meth Crashes Into Supermarket Parking Lot Near Mexico-California BorderA drone overloaded with methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot in Tijuana, just feet from the California border.
Programmer Accused Of Running Online Black Market Silk Road 2.0 Arrested In San Francisco26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.
$18M Meth Bust Reveals Contra Costa County As A Hub For Drug DealersA big drug bust exposed an East Bay county’s troubling problem.
8 Plead Not Guilty To Bringing $23M Worth Of Pot From Mexico To San Mateo By BoatEight defendants have pleaded not guilty to transporting more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana from Mexico to San Mateo County by boat, prosecutors said Tuesday.
San Francisco Woman Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Selling Crack CocaineA San Francisco woman was sentenced earlier this week to more than six years in prison for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, Other Defendants Back In Court; Racketeering Charges Likely To Be Added Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and a list of 27 other defendants in a government case were back in court on Friday. Federal prosecutors say more charges and defendants are expected to be added to the case.
Bay Area Rapper Arrested In Las Vegas On Drug ChargesA Bay Area rapper on the run from for more than seven months had his luck run out in Nevada this week, when he was arrested. Authorities said the rapper is associated with a music label that operated as a front for drug trafficking.
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.