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San Francisco to Open Tent ‘Sobering’ Center for Meth Users

SAN FRANCISCO — A center for people experiencing methamphetamine-induced psychosis will open in San Francisco to help them get sober in a safe place, the latest effort to address the city's rising drug overdoses and rampant street drug use. “The reality is ...
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This Meth Ring Stretched From Modesto to Alaska

A Modesto man was sentenced Monday to 26 years and eight months in prison for his role in a methamphetamine distribution ring reaching to Juneau, Alaska. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.c...
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Freeway Destruction Rampage Ends in Arrest Near Dos Palos

DOS PALOS — A man who may have been high on methamphetamine smashed into eight cars on two Northern California freeway on New Year’s Day, repeatedly ramming some with his pickup truck and injuring three people before plunging his pickup truck into an irrig...
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Officials Detail Drug Overdose Case Against Political Donor

LOS ANGELES — Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California. The investigation found at least 10 alleged victims, se...
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Modesto Hells Angels President Arrested on Meth Charges

The president of the Modesto Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, his wife, and two others will appear in federal court on Wednesday in Fresno, where they'll face methamphetamine trafficking charges. Charged in a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday were Modesto re...