Two Canadians were arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana and ecstasy in the U.S. and spending the proceeds on cocaine they planned to smuggle to Canada, federal authorities said Friday.
Cocaine was found in Whitney Houston’s system when she died, according to the final report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office.
The head of a small hip-hop record label who prosecutors say led a drug trafficking ring that used chartered jets to ship cocaine and cash between Baltimore and Los Angeles has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Sixty-four pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars were found hidden in the panels of an empty refrigerated container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.
Police in Aspen say Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, has been arrested in Aspen on suspicion of third-degree assault and cocaine possession with intent to distribute.
A car repair led to a $500k-discovery for a man in the Bay Area. Charles Preston brought his van to a mechanic because he was having trouble with the window.
An Orange County man has been sentenced to 20 years and four months in prison for causing a DUI crash that killed a woman on Valentine’s Day last year.
Officials said a 24-year-old mother of three and an alleged gang member were arrested when a search of their East Los Angeles home yielded drugs and guns.
A pretrial hearing for singer Sly Stone on drug possession charges has been postponed.
K-9 officers are credited with two major drug busts around the Southland, according to officials.
One journal reports six patients developed “purple-colored patches of necrotic skin on their ears, noses, cheeks and other parts of their body” because of use of the adulterated cocaine.
The majority of cocaine smuggled into the U.S. every year is the most likely source of increased violence along the southern California border, according to a new report released this week.
A Miami man who smuggled cocaine hidden inside phony Easter eggs has been sentenced in Los Angeles to three years in prison.
Former major league baseball star Dwight Gooden has been sentenced to five years’ probation after pleading guilty in New Jersey to child endangerment.