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Drug Charges

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Another Member Of Singing DeBarge Family Arrested For Alleged Drug Possession

The group is best known for the Grammy-winning “Rhythm of the Night,” a 1985 smash that enjoyed radio airplay for years after.

04/25/2014

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Lil Za Appears In Court On Drug Charges Stemming From Raid At Bieber’s Home

Xavier Domonique Smith, 20, also known as rapper “Lil Za”, faces two counts of drug possession and one count of prison or jail damage.

02/04/2014

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Rapper Arrested During Raid At Justin Bieber’s Home Faces Felony Drug Charges

The rapper who was arrested at Justin Bieber’s Calabasas home earlier this month was charged Friday with three drug-related felonies.

01/31/2014

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Drug Charges Dropped Against Wife Of State Treasurer Bill Lockyer

Drug-related charges were dropped Friday against former Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer, wife of state Treasurer Bill Lockyer, after prosecutors determined she had completed an addiction-treatment program.

01/17/2014

Ruben Guerrero (left), pictured here with Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez, was arrested on drug charges in October. (credit: City of Montebello)

Montebello Mayor’s Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Charges

The husband of Montebello’s mayor pleaded not guilty Monday to a half-dozen felony drug-related charges after allegedly selling methamphetamine to an undercover sheriff’s detective near a school.

11/25/2013

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Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Lessen Some Drug Charges

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have given county prosecutors the option of charging lower-level, non-violent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies.

10/12/2013

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Calif. Pot Dispensary Chief Convicted On Drug Charges

Federal prosecutors in Southern California say a medical marijuana dispensary president has been convicted on several drug-related charges.

10/12/2012

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State Treasurer’s Wife Wins Visitation With Son After Facing Drug, Child Endangerment Charges

The estranged wife of State Treasurer Bill Lockyer has won supervised visitation with her 9-year-old son Monday after facing drug and child endangerment charges when police allegedly found methamphetamine in a room she was sharing with the child.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2012

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Sheriff’s Custody Assistant Arrested For Trying To Bring Cocaine Into Men’s Central Jail

Authorities say they’ve arrested one of their own for trying to distribute cocaine in Men’s Central Jail.

02/14/2012

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Former WeHo Shrink Gets 3 Years Probation For Illegal Pill Pushing

A former West Hollywood psychiatrist who wrote prescriptions to solely make money to pay for his methamphetamine addiction was sentenced Tuesday to three years probation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2011

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5 Hells Angels Arrested On Drug Charges After Ventura Raid

California gang unit detectives investigating firearms thefts have arrested five Hells Angels members during a raid on the biker gang’s Ventura clubhouse.

05/02/2011

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Former ‘Big Brother’ Contestant Faces 20 Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Drug Charge

“Big Brother 9″ houseguest Matt McDonald pleaded guilty to drug charges Tuesday and now the former reality star faces 20 years in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2011

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Rapper T.I. Ordered To Report To Arkansas Prison

Federal authorities have ordered the rapper T.I. to report directly to a federal prison in Arkansas by Nov. 1 to start serving his 11 month prison sentence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2010

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Lohan Freed From LA Jail After Posting Bail

Lindsay Lohan was freed from a suburban Los Angeles jail late Friday night, well short of the nearly monthlong stay a judge had intended for the actress following a failed drug test.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/25/2010

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Rapper T.I., Wife Arrested On Drug Charges

Grammy-winning rapper T.I., who is still on probation after spending time behind bars on gun charges, was arrested along with his wife on drug charges after police smelled alleged marijuana coming from their car, authorities said.

09/02/2010