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.
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.
Authorities in Fontana say a man has been charged in connection with a crash that killed three people last month.
A 26-year-old father was in custody Tuesday for allegedly being in possession of narcotics and endangering his 1-year-old child.
Police in Orange County Monday were investigating whether a boy ingested Halloween candy tainted with methamphetamine.
The husband of Montebello’s mayor was charged Thursday with six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school.
A prostitution sting in Van Nuys Thursday evening netted 22 arrests.
More than 100 pounds of methamphetamine, nine pounds of cocaine and half a pound of heroin were also seized in the San Bernardino County raid.
A 13-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was arrested Tuesday for allegedly distributing drugs to inmates at a Castaic jail.
Two men were jailed Thursday night following an undercover investigation by Long Beach police that resulted in the confiscation of 12 pounds of drugs, $118,000 in cash and nine firearms.
Authorities arrested three men Wednesday during a drug raid at a Riverside County house.
A Burbank man who, on his own volition, admitted his drug use to officers ended up behind bars over the weekend.
Actor Nick Stahl was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly possessing methamphetamine.
A 19-year-old man who got lost with his friend in Trabuco Canyon in Orange County is facing a drug charge after authorities reportedly found methamphetamine in his car during the massive, days-long search for the pair.
A Joshua Tree couple was charged with child endangerment after their 7-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine last week.