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Shoplifting in California

People who are charged with shoplifting in California may face various penalties if convicted. The penalty received depends on the level of offense charged, the number of prior offenses and the value of the item allegedly taken. In most cases, people will be charged for a misdemeanor offense under the state's petty theft statutes.

Nearly $5 million in drugs allegedly seized in California bust

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement indicates that seven individuals originally from Mexico have been detained in connection with a major Riverside drug seizure. The Sept. 26 bust allegedly involved crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and other chemicals. The alleged drug lab was located in a home, and another home in the same area was identified as housing a marijuana growing operation.

Nearly $5 million in drugs allegedly seized in California bust

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement indicates that seven individuals originally from Mexico have been detained in connection with a major Riverside drug seizure. The Sept. 26 bust allegedly involved crystal methamphetamine, marijuana and other chemicals. The alleged drug lab was located in a home, and another home in the same area was identified as housing a marijuana growing operation.

Alleged heroin smokers detained

At a California Chuck E. Cheese, two men, aged 27 and 28, were detained on allegations of consuming heroin on July 8. A customer at the family-oriented pizzeria allegedly contacted police to report that the pair had been using drugs in the restroom. Police claim that they found the men in the same stall in the bathroom; a lieutenant with the Costa Mesa Police reported that the two men had been seen "in the process of smoking heroin."

Alleged heroin smokers detained

At a California Chuck E. Cheese, two men, aged 27 and 28, were detained on allegations of consuming heroin on July 8. A customer at the family-oriented pizzeria allegedly contacted police to report that the pair had been using drugs in the restroom. Police claim that they found the men in the same stall in the bathroom; a lieutenant with the Costa Mesa Police reported that the two men had been seen "in the process of smoking heroin."

Oakland men charged with home invasion after parking illegally

Two Oakland men, ages 18 and 19, have been charged in relation to a carjacking and multiple home invasion robberies after another Oakland resident complained that the 19-year-old man's Mercedes was parked in the path of a driveway, according to police. Police responding to the report in the 2100 block of East 25th Street believed the blue Mercedes to be the same vehicle used during the home invasions.

Oakland men charged with home invasion after parking illegally

Two Oakland men, ages 18 and 19, have been charged in relation to a carjacking and multiple home invasion robberies after another Oakland resident complained that the 19-year-old man's Mercedes was parked in the path of a driveway, according to police. Police responding to the report in the 2100 block of East 25th Street believed the blue Mercedes to be the same vehicle used during the home invasions.