3 Los Altos Police Officers Exposed To Fentanyl, One HospitalizedThe substance that sent a Los Altos police officer to the hospital Monday morning has been confirmed to be the powerful synthetic opioid drug fentanyl, police said.
Attorney General: Phony Pharmacist Filled 1000s Of Prescriptions For Opioids, Fentanyl In Bay AreaAuthorities have charged a woman with impersonating a pharmacist and illegally filling more than 745,000 prescriptions in the San Francisco Bay Area.
SFPD Arrests More Than 20, Seize Meth, Fentanyl In Tenderloin Drug OperationOfficers in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood arrested more than 20 alleged drug dealers and seized $20,000 worth of drugs during a five-day operation.
San Francisco Braces For Larger 420 Cannabis Celebration, Warns Against Black Market PotSan Francisco is on the eve of another 420, the unofficial cannabis holiday is set to bring another wave of marijuana enthusiasts to Golden Gate Park and Haight-Ashbury on Saturday.
Possible Fentanyl Exposure Sends Santa Rita Jail Guards To HospitalTwo guards at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin were taken to a hospital Sunday after possible exposure to fentanyl, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Sunnyvale Police Officer Hospitalized, HQ Evacuated After Possible Fentanyl ExposureA Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officer was taken to a hospital after being exposed to possible fentanyl while processing a suspect at the department’s headquarters Wednesday night.
1 Dead, 14 Hospitalized After Mass Overdose At Chico HomePolice were blaming a mass overdose in Chico on Fentanyl after one person died and 14 others were hospitalized Saturday.
East Palo Alto Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Fentanyl OverdoseAn East Palo Alto man is facing felony charges in connection with a deadly fentanyl overdose last fall.
UCSF Researchers: 'Fentanyl Is A Tsunami'; Want Drug Classified As A PoisonResearchers at the University of California in San Francisco want to change the way we think of Fentanyl. In a paper published Tuesday, they called it a “contaminant, and a poison in the heroin stream."
Santa Rosa Doctor Indicted On Charges Of Illegally Distributing OpioidsA Santa Rosa doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco on charges of illegally distributing opioids on three occasions.