Police: Antioch Shoplifting Suspect's Drug Use Contributed To Death In Fight With Store WorkerA suspected shoplifter at an Antioch Lucky supermarket who died after a violent confrontation with a store worker had "underlying issues of drug use" which contributed to his death, according to police.
Armed Repeat Offender Arrested In Santa Cruz Homeowner's Car Parked In DrivewayAn armed, suspicious stranger with methamphetamine who had broken into a Santa Cruz homeowner's vehicle parked in their driveway was arrested by police early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.
Sen. Wiener Proposal Would Offer Financial Rewards To Meth Users Who Stay SoberLooking to address the ongoing meth crisis in the Bay Area and California, a proposal by State Sen. Scott Wiener would offer financial rewards to users who stay sober.
Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise In San FranciscoOverdose deaths continued to rise in San Francisco in the first six months of 2019, mostly due to rises in fentanyl and methamphetamine overdoses, according to data released by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
Santa Clara Co. Pilot Program Sends Non-Violent Meth Users To 'Sobering Centers'Santa Clara County has launched a pilot program to refocus its Sobering Center, once reserved largely for alcoholics, on treatment of meth users.
Police Find Fentanyl, Meth, Stolen Goods In Car With Couple In San BrunoA transient woman and a Sacramento man were arrested early Tuesday morning after police found them sitting inside a car with suspected narcotics in plain view.
NorCal Police Discover Drugs, Stolen Packages Inside Car After Chase Ends In Crash, ArrestsNorthern California authorities may have helped save the holidays for dozens of people by arresting a couple who allegedly swiped more than 100 packages and letters from mailboxes.
13 People Arrested After Pittsburg Police Raid RVA raid in Contra Costa County has led 13 arrests and an array of drug and prostitution charges, and police said it was all linked to an RV.
Man Arrested, Woman Cited After Stolen Police Gear, Other Items Found In Rental Van In Mountain ViewA man was arrested in Mountain View after police found dozens of stolen items inside a rental van, including law enforcement gear from Bay Area agencies.
California Woman Busted In Missouri Allegedly Turned Teenage Girl Into Meth MuleA California woman was accused of turning a teenage girl into a drug mule. The two were apprehended thousands of miles from home by a quick-thinking Missouri patrol officer.
Richmond Shoplifting Suspects Arrested After Police Find Meth, Drug Paraphernalia, Generator In CarTwo Richmond residents were arrested Saturday afternoon by Petaluma police, who found a generator officers believe had been stolen a short time earlier from a San Rafael home improvement store.
CHP: Driver Admitted To Using Meth Before San Jose Chase, Deadly CrashOne person was killed, another has been arrested and two more have been hospitalized after the driver of a BMW started a high-speed chase on a freeway and then collided with a minivan on city streets in South San Jose early Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Napa Couple Arrested For Drug Possession, Child EndangermentA Napa couple was arrested Wednesday for child endangerment when methamphetamine allegedly was found in a Napa residence where a three-month-old child was living.
Santa Rosa Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Dealing Heroin, MethamphetamineSanta Rosa police arrested a man Wednesday who is suspected of dealing heroin and methamphetamine in Santa Rosa and surrounding Sonoma County areas.
Cousins Accused Of Running Meth Business In Santa RosaNarcotics detectives were investigating the family-controlled methamphetamine distribution network since January, police said.