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  • Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse

    Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse
    Doctor shoppers in Pennsylvania soon will have to look elsewhere for their prescription drugs. The state House and Senate last week approved a bill creating a prescription drug database system. The bill now is before Gov. Tom Corbett, who has said he...
  • DuPage sheriff candidate targets heroin influx

    DuPage sheriff candidate targets heroin influx
    A candidate for DuPage County sheriff clashes with his former boss on how to best combat heroin distribution in the area. Republican Sheriff John Zaruba faces a challenge in the Nov. 4 election from one of his former deputies, Democrat Mike Quiroz....
  • Slain detective fought Tampa's mob

    Slain detective fought Tampa's mob
    TAMPA - Ken Larsen knew what had happened as soon as he heard the voice on the other end of the line. The words didn't matter. A Tampa police detective, Larsen was ringing Richard Cloud, who had just recently been fired as head of the police narcotics...
  • 508 Marijuana Plants Seized From House In Stafford

    508 Marijuana Plants Seized From House In Stafford
    STAFFORD — Three people face charges in connection with an elaborate marijuana growing facility and distribution network police say they operated in the basement of a Stafford home. State police, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and...
  • 10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says

    10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says
    Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...
  • Man charged with selling crack cocaine in Allentown

    A 42-year-old man was charged with selling crack cocaine to a confidential police informant Thursday afternoon in Allentown, according to court records. Jermaine D. Battle, with no current address, allegedly sold $140 worth of the drug to the informant...
  • 2 men charged with selling heroin at Lehighton market

    2 men charged with selling heroin at Lehighton market
    Two men have been charged with dealing heroin in Lehighton after they were caught Wednesday selling the drug to an undercover officer at the Mallard Markets, police said. Joseph D. Franklin, 31, of Lehighton and Steven M. Mika, 29, of Weissport were...
  • Alleged meth-making chemistry teacher draws comparisons to 'Breaking Bad'

    Alleged meth-making chemistry teacher draws comparisons to 'Breaking Bad'
    PORTLAND, Ore. - A Portland, Oregon, chemistry teacher has been arrested and charged with making methamphetamine in a case drawing comparisons on social media Thursday to television's gritty drug saga "Breaking Bad." Alexander Rudine, 38, a community...
  • Former Playboy model, private pilot arrested in drug bust

    Former Playboy model, private pilot arrested in drug bust
    In a bust that seemed straight out of a potboiler crime movie, a former Playboy model and a private pilot were arrested as they allegedly dropped off drugs and cash into a waiting rental car at an Orange County airport, according to a federal court...
  • Police: Man charged in Nazareth drug deal

    Police: Man charged in Nazareth drug deal
    Nazareth police have charged a man with selling two bundles of heroin to a police informant Monday. Rolando Javier Colon, 22, of Easton is charged with possession of heroin, manufacture of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and...
  • Accused pimp convicted in kidnap, sex trafficking case

    An admitted drug dealer was convicted Thursday of kidnapping and beating his prostitute ex-girlfriend in May. In a crime federal prosecutors said was largely caught on surveillance video, Shaun McKinley, 35, was accused of ambushing Ashlee Wilson...