December 1, 1994
A motorist who was pulled over by a California Highway Patrol officer in Fontana for not displaying a front license plate on his pickup was arrested after the officer discovered 392 kilos of cocaine inside the vehicle, officials said Wednesday. Two alleged accomplices were later arrested after the driver's pager beeped during the arrest, alerting investigators to the location of the other suspects.
April 23, 1993 |
A 41-year-old Colorado woman shot in the chest during an attempted carjacking in the drive-through lane of a fast-food restaurant in Ontario was herself arrested by police on Thursday after drugs and weapons were found in her truck, authorities said. Ontario Police Detective Mike Macias identified the victim-turned-suspect as Josephine L. Coulter, 41, of Colorado Springs.
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January 9, 1992 |
A Fullerton man who was rescued with his girlfriend Tuesday evening after they were stranded for 2 1/2 days in the snow near Lake Arrowhead was arrested later on drug-related charges, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. Stephen E. Stevens, 24, was arrested late Tuesday on two outstanding warrants and was held at the Big Bear sheriff's station in lieu of $10,000 bail, Capt. Walt Hanson said.
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November 24, 1990 |
Narcotics investigators said Friday that they have discovered another indoor marijuana farm, this one under construction near Barstow, that is linked to a multimillion-dollar network that dug four other similar farms under the desert in the Antelope Valley and Arizona. Two men were arrested, bringing to 12 the number of people being held in California and Arizona as the result of a widening probe into the alleged drug network.
October 21, 1990 |
Police in Colton seized $400,000 worth of methamphetamine and $13,000 in cash in a raid prompted by a business card that advertised "good, high quality, uncut cocaine." The card, confiscated in neighboring Banning during a warrant search, announced "Colton's newest crack house" and gave an address, police said. "If you offer good, high quality, uncut cocaine, at a reasonable price, Southern California will beat a path to your door," the card said.
December 19, 1989 |
In what authorities described as the second-largest cocaine bust ever in California, police from Anaheim and other agencies seized nearly 5,000 pounds of cocaine and arrested seven on suspicion of drug trafficking over the weekend in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties, officials announced Monday. The investigation began a week ago, according to police and court documents.