Juan Vidrio, 26, was taken into custody this week, five months after authorities began an investigation into drug sales in the seaside city they say revealed Vidrio was selling heroin to teenagers.
The state Senate has passed a bill that punishes users of crack and powder cocaine equally in an attempt to reduce racial bias in prison sentences.
A viewing was held Monday for fallen LAPD motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who was struck and killed by a driver who was allegedly high on drugs.
While cocaine use reportedly dropped heavily across the country between 2006 and 2010, the amount of marijuana use increased dramatically, according to a study released Monday by Santa Monica-based RAND Corp.
The estimated street value of the cocaine is $6.7 million.
Ventura County officials Wednesday discussed recent criminal cases involving the sale of narcotics through the popular advertisement website, Craigslist.
Seven people have been arrested for their part in two alleged drug trafficking rings operating from Mexico to the Southland, according a a federal probe dubbed Operation Mountain Top.
A 34-year-old man was arrested when police discovered marijuana and cocaine worth more than $1.3 million during a search of two homes in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley.
A former “Days of Our Lives” actor was sentenced Thursday to three years’ probation for selling cocaine out of an Agoura Hills home.
A former soap opera actor has been charged with allegedly selling cocaine out of his Agoura Hills home, the District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
An Orange County supervisor claims the two teens who got lost in Trabuco Canyon on Easter Sunday told authorities they used cocaine on their hike.
Police Friday confiscated $5 million worth of cocaine that was found stashed in a big rig truck during a San Fernando Valley drug bust.
A woman who died in a Los Angeles police patrol car after a violent arrest by officers had cocaine in her system when she went into cardiac arrest last summer, according to a coroner’s report released Monday.
Undercover officers busted 22 students from three schools in Temecula, according to officials.
It was a busy weekend for U.S. Customs and Border Enforcement officials along the California – Mexico border over the weekend.