The U.S. Department of Justice is moving to seize a Mission district building that houses a city-licensed medical marijuana dispensary — the first time such an action has been taken in San Francisco.
Melinda Haag, the U.S. attorney for Northern California, filed a forfeiture proceeding May 6 against 2441 Mission St., a commercial building between 20th and 21st streets where Shambhala Healing Center has operated on and off since early 2011. Read More
A Hayward tropical fish dealer pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally importing 52 rare Clipperton Angelfish, according to U.S. Department of Justice officials.Steven Robinson, 58, said in court that he traveled to the Clipperton atoll in April 2009 to find and collect the rare species of fish, according to the justice department. He imported the 52 fish but labeled them as a more common species of angelfish found in Mexican waters. Read More
A former California State University, East Bay professor pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on Thursday to aggravated sexual abuse of a child after federal investigators discovered he was molesting an infant in Missouri, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More