19 hrs ago
St. Petersburg Times
Pinellas Park firefighter-paramedic charged with sale of prescription drugs
James A. Comer, 38, of Largo was charged with 16 separate counts, which include sale, delivery and possession of oxycontin, morphine, alprazolam, oxycodone and hydromorphone.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
FMPD: Felon found with drugs, gun during probation check
Two people were arrested Thursday after drugs and a gun were allegedly found in an apartment while probation officers visited a convicted felon.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Crack down on the sale of illicit prescription drugs sees dozens arrested, 134 charges laid
Four counts of trafficking , possession for purpose of trafficking , possession , five counts of breach of recognizance, five counts of breach of probation Seven counts of trafficking , three counts of possession for purpose of trafficking, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.
Courthouse News Service
Patients Say Nurse Stole Their Drugs
A hospital nurse stole patients' morphine, leaving them to suffer post-surgical pain, three patients claim in a class action in Indiana state court.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Man gets 2 years for overdose death
A man who killed a woman when he injected her with a powerful narcotic has been sentenced to two years in prison.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Erie Times News
Harborcreek woman waives hearing in Millcreek pain medication theft case
A Harborcreek Township woman waived her preliminary hearing this morning on charges related to the theft of pain medication at a retirement facility in Millcreek Township.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Opioid use increases after oxycodone crackdown
Prescription pills containing oxycodone and acetaminophen are shown in this June 20, 2012 photo.
Canadian researchers warn about deaths related to narcotic painkillers
The number of lives lost to opioid overdoses is increasing rapidly, according to a new Ontario study - and the bulk of the deaths are clustered among the young.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
SWAT busts drug activity after citizen complaints
Two men were arrested Thursday after citizen complaints about drug activity at a Jensen Beach home prompted an investigation, according to Christine Christofek, Martin County sheriff's spokeswoman.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Mercer County grand jury June 22
Indictments including attempted first degree murder, possession of controlled substances and grand larceny were among the indictments handed down by the June 2014 session of the Mercer County grand jury.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
WFFT-TV Fort Wayne
Nurse Accused of Stealing Pain Medication
A registered nurse at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City has been charged with stealing medication.
Police arrest man for possession of drugs in North Bedeque
Members of the Prince District JFO Drug Unit arrested a 59-year-old male for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking Friday In North Bedeque.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Parkview nurse accused of stealing pain medication
A nurse at a Columbia City hospital was arrested Thursday, accused of stealing pain medication for the last several months.
Ten arrested in three Prince County drug raids
On June 15, police arrested two men after marijuana, hashish, hydromorphone, a small marijuana oil extraction lab, money, scales and a cellphone was seized from an apartment on Chelsey Court in Summerside.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Deputies, investigators shutdown multi-million-dollar drug ring operation in Fort Pierce
Sheriff Ken J. Mascara and Fort Pierce Police Chief R. Sean Baldwin discuss "Operation Spot Remover" during a news conference Wednesday.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Police pick up 10 in Prince County drug raids
On June 15, police arrested two men after marijuana, hashish, hydromorphone, a small marihuana oil extraction lab, money, scales and a cell phone was seized from an apartment on Chelsey Court in Summerside.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Fla. woman accused of stealing 7 lobster tails
A central Florida woman faces petit theft charges after officials say she stuffed seven frozen lobster tails in her pants and walked out of a Publix supermarket without paying for them.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Police: Canadian man had hydromorphone pills
State police charged Mohammed Habbous, 32, Gatineau, Quebec, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana at 1:10 a.m. on Interstate 81 in the town of Orleans.
See shoplifter stashing lobster in trousers to swap for drugs - or a Chinese meal
Police officers around the world have long been used to hearing fishy tales from criminals - but rarely do their excuses include fishy tails.
Ex-UW Hospital nurse accused of stealing morphine
Officials at UW Hospital and Clinics have notified the state board of nursing, the Drug Enforcement Administration and UW-Madison police of evidence that a nurse formerly employed at the hospital was diverting painkillers for personal use.