DUI Offender Gets 2 Years In Prison For Crashing Into McDonald's Restaurant, Causing FireA man who smashed into a Monterey County McDonald's restaurant while under the influence, causing a fire that ended up destroying the building, was sentenced to two years in prison, Monterey County prosecutors announced Monday.
San Mateo Man Arrested For Assault With Hammer While Intoxicated On Meth, AlcoholPolice in San Mateo on Monday confirmed the arrest of a suspect in a weekend assault with a hammer while intoxicated on methamphetamine and alcohol, authorities said.
California Man Sentenced To 20 Years For DUI Meth Fatal Crash That Killed Father Of 3A 41-year-old Northern California man convicted of causing a fatal accident while under the influence of methamphetamine at Lake Tahoe last summer has been sentenced to six to 20 years in prison.
Alameda County Sheriff Office Employee Charged With Smuggling Meth, Phone Into Santa Rita JailAn Alameda County Sheriff's Office technician has been arrested for allegedly smuggling a phone and methamphetamine to an inmate at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
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.