'Smothered By Lawlessness;' Feds Announce SF Tenderloin Drug Ring Bust, Rail Against Lax ProsecutionA drug ring that federal officials say was enabled by lax prosecution and contributed to what law enforcement calls a public health emergency in San Francisco Tenderloin District has been broken up in a multi-agency operation.
Feds Charge Pittsburg Man In Walnut Creek Fentanyl Overdose Death Federal prosecutors charged a Pittsburg man with allegedly selling fake Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl to a Walnut Creek man in June that led to his overdose death.
Santa Clara County Sees Rise in Fentanyl Overdose DeathsDeaths by fentanyl overdoses in Santa Clara County almost doubled since last year, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner.
Brentwood Mother Charged With Murder In 2-Year-Old Son's Death From Fentanyl IngestionA Brentwood mother is facing murder charges in the death of her two-year-old son after it was determined he died after ingesting fentanyl she had in her possession.
Brentwood Mom Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Toddler OD’s On FentanylA Brentwood woman was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, narcotics possession and child abuse resulting in the September death of her 2-year-old son, police said.
Pacifica Police: Man On Probation Arrested After Handgun, Marijuana, Fentanyl Found In Traffic StopA convicted felon on probation was arrested early Friday morning after he was discovered with a loaded firearm and drugs during a traffic stop, police said.
Monterey County Drug Dealer, Mexican Pharmacist Charged With Drug Distribution, Fatal Fentanyl OverdoseA federal grand jury has charged drug dealer in Monterey County and a Mexican pharmacist with distributing fentanyl and alprazolam as well as providing fentanyl in an incident that resulted in death, according to authorities.
San Francisco City Attorney Suing Alleged Tenderloin Drug DealersSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that his office is trying to stopping drug dealers in the Tenderloin by suing them.
San Francisco Fatal Fentanyl Overdoses Jumped Dramatically In 2019The annual report on citywide substance use trends by the San Francisco Department of Public Health has revealed that overdose deaths rose in 2019 to 441 -- up from 259 deaths in 2018.
19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling FentanylFederal prosecutors on Monday announced charges against a 19-year-old Monterey County resident accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with the synthetic opioid fentanyl.
2 Pacifica Residents Arrested In Connection With 2019 Fatal Overdose, Operating Drug HouseTwo people were arrested Thursday in Pacifica in connection with several drug-related crimes following the death of a man last year from an overdose of fentanyl.