Concord Police Investigate Death of Teen in Possible Accidental OverdosePolice in Concord on Monday confirmed that the department is investigating the death of a 14-year-old child at their home after the ingestion of a pill over the weekend.
Fentanyl Laced Meth Claims 7 Homeless Lives In Santa Clara County; 'Delta Is Not The Only Deadly Variant'Seven homeless Santa Clara County residents have suffered fatal overdoses from methamphetamine containing fentanyl over the last three weeks, officials announced Friday.
San Bruno Police Seize 65,000 Fentanyl Doses, Woman ArrestedPolice in San Bruno seized what they described as a "large amount" of fentanyl and arrested a woman from far Northern California in connection with the case.
UPDATE: Massive San Francisco Police Drug Bust in Oakland Nets Over 16 Pounds of FentanylA drug bust conducted by San Francisco narcotics officers in Oakland last week netted nearly 30 pounds of drugs including over 16 pounds of the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to new details released by authorities Tuesday.
Petaluma Police Arrest Two Suspects With Large Quantities of FentanylPolice in Petaluma have confirmed the recent arrest of two suspects who were both allegedly in possession of enough fentanyl to create thousands of potential doses.
Oakland Hazmat Teams Help with SFPD Bust Involving Pounds of FentanylUndercover San Francisco narcotics officers teamed with Oakland police and firefighters on a Thursday afternoon drug and weapons bust at an East Oakland motel that required hazmat teams.
Fentanyl Addict's Mother Leads Rally in San Francisco's TenderloinOn Wednesday, the mother of a man struggling with addiction held her own protest on a notorious corner in San Francisco's Tenderloin.
Drug Expert: U.S. Needs an 'Operation Warp Speed' for Opioid EpidemicA new federal report shows how the coronavirus pandemic has created a perfect storm when it comes to drug overdose deaths.
COVID Lockdown Stress Leads to Spike in Opioid Overdose DeathsDuring the COVID pandemic, according to a new CDC report, the United States has set a record when it comes to overdose deaths.
Mendocino County Deputy Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure At JailA correctional deputy with the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office is recovering after being exposed to fentanyl while a suspect was being booked last week, deputies said.
Concord Police Officer Saves Life Of Toddler Suffering Fentanyl PoisoningA police officer is being hailed for his actions to save the life of a toddler suffering from a fentanyl drug poisoning in Concord.
Overdose Death Leads To Santa Rosa Fentanyl ArrestA 55-year-old Santa Rosa man has been arrested following a drug overdose death early Saturday morning.
UPDATE: Fentanyl Found At Dublin School Where Janitor DiedThe powerful drug fentanyl was found near two janitors discovered unresponsive inside a Dublin middle school library after being reported missing, Dublin police said Thursday.
'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.