An 11-day-old infant died in July after she was allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now, the Yuba County District Attorney’s Office says the mother may not even face murder charges.
The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.
Police say they found drug paraphernalia and 4.2 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $152,000.
The leader of a drug smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and marijuana cross-country in luxury cars has been sentenced to 13½ years in prison.
A Newcastle man was arrested in Auburn for possession of drug paraphernalia.
An 11-day-old infant died after being allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now the question remains, who’s at fault?
Investigators are trying to figure out why a mother who gave birth to a child who tested positive for drugs was allowed to leave the hospital. That child would be found dead at the Rio Inn and Suites 11 days after she was born, and her mother, Jennifer Sierra, would be arrested.
That mother is behind bars tonight on a charge of felony child endangerment after deputies were called out on Wednesday to the motel on North Beale Road.
The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a woman who was in custody on drug charges.
Under federal court oversight, California’s prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems, raising questions about whether patients are receiving proper treatment.
Three people were arrested in Truckee in connection with several residential and vehicle burglaries.