A 2011 California law that sends lower-level felons to county lock-ups to serve their time instead of state prison has caused a spike in narcotics smuggling in county jails, sheriff’s officials say.
Four Pomona residents were in custody Saturday after being found in possession of methamphetamine in a hotel room.
More than $557,000 was taken during the robbery — only about $8,200 has been recovered.
Authorities in Temecula say a 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and other charges.
A Long Beach woman was arrested for selling illegal drugs from her unlicensed daycare.
An Encino doctor has been charged with prescribing and selling narcotic drugs without a legitimate reason, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday.
A 30-year-old Simi Valley man is accused of selling heroin, according to authorities.
Ventura County officials Wednesday discussed recent criminal cases involving the sale of narcotics through the popular advertisement website, Craigslist.
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.
Investigators say they have found thousands of dollars’ worth of narcotics inside a Palmdale home.
Two veteran LAPD officers are under investigation for allegations they forced women, including informants, to have sex with them.
A United States postal worker was arrested Friday for allegedly conducting a narcotics transaction while on duty, authorities said.
Two suspects were wounded Thursday in a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies in Hawaiian Gardens, a sheriff’s department lieutenant said.
Pomona police were unusually tight-lipped about the circumstances behind the shooting death of a man by a fellow officer on a stretch of Holt Avenue notorious for frequent narcotics and prostitution traffic.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California border crossings found more than 950 pounds of narcotics hidden in vehicle dashboards, gas tanks, secret compartments, spare tires, tail gates, and other locations.