Alameda Coast Guard Crews Seize $156 Million Worth Of CocaineCrews aboard two Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters boarded three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, seizing more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million.
Redwood City Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Selling Meth, Illegal GunsA Redwood City man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for selling methamphetamine and illegal guns, including a machine gun, prosecutors said.
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.