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By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Madera Pharmacist, Ifeanyi Ntukogu Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

A Madera pharmacist and two others were arrested today in connection with a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and hydrocodone, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. On April 11, a federal grand jury returned More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Vague Science; How Drugs Like Oxy and Valium Can Lead to Addiction

Oxycontin and valium are prescription drugs that doctors prescribe for legitimate healthcare concerns. The pain reliever oxycontin provides relief for up to 12 hours. However, it contains a strong narcotic property More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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Oakland County Reserve Deputy, Daniel Vasquez Sentenced for Unlawful Distribution of Opioids

A former Oakland County reserve deputy sheriff will spend 49 months in prison for the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider announced today. Joining Schneider in the announcement More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Magoffin County Man, Danny Porter Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking Conspiracy

Danny Porter, of Salyersville, Kentucky, was convicted by a federal jury this week, for conspiring with two Indiana women to traffic oxycodone pills in Magoffin County.  The jury also convicted Porter of possessing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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West Virginia Physician, Dr. Felix Brizuela Convicted of Illegal Opioid Distribution

Following a six-day trial, Dr. Felix Brizuela, Jr., of Harrison City, Pennsylvania, was found guilty on January 14, 2018 of 15 counts of “Distribution of Controlled Substances Outside the Bounds of Professional More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Chambersburg Man, Keanu Davone Sentenced 10 Years for Sex Trafficking a Minor

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Keanu Davone Martinez, age 22, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on November 1, 2018, by Chief U.S. District More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Detroit Men, Deaunta Belcher, Andre Watson Convicted in a Drive by shooting and Murder

Two Detroit men were convicted yesterday by a federal jury in Detroit on charges of murder-for-hire, conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and oxycodone, and use of a firearm causing death during More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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Doctor, Aaron C. Rouse Sentenced for conspiracy to distribute illegal opioids without a Medical Purpose

A Las Vegas, Nevada, doctor was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in prison for his role in a prescription drug conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and oxycodone by allowing his co-conspirators to write More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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French ‘Dark Web’ administration, Gal Vallerius, aka Oxymonster, sentenced to 20 years for money laundering, drug trafficking

A French national who was serving at times as an administrator and senior moderator on one of the largest dark web criminal marketplaces was sentenced to 20 years in prison today, after previously pleading guilty More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Vegas nurse practitioner Alex Incera, Robert Harvey plead guilty to illegal opiod distribution

A nurse practitioner and a surgical technician pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday in connection to the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and for committing Medicare and Medicaid fraud, announced More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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West Virginia: Ohio doctor, Tod Hagins, sentenced to 5 years for illegally writing prescriptions, medical fraud

Dr. Tod Hagins, of Wintersville, Ohio, was sentenced today to 57 months incarceration for writing fraudulent prescriptions to be sold on the streets from his Weirton, West Virginia practice, United States Attorney More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Gleaning Gems of Information From Sewage Wastewater

Combining technology with the sewers is not a completely foreign concept. High level tech savvy plumbers, city engineers and public officials sometimes join forces to send a waterproof robotic sewer camera attached More...

By Guest Author On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Alternative Drug Testing Methods

Whenever drug testing is mentioned, many people think about pee in a cup. While many institutions still use urine for drug tests, this is just one of many solutions that are available. Therefore, if you are not More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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The US is currently facing one of the biggest epidemics in its history, and the problem probably isn’t what you think it is…

..It isn’t ISIS.. ..It isn’t Iran.. ..It isn’t even guns. In fact, this “epidemic” is responsible for more deaths every year than guns are. So what is it that is killing Americans in unprecedented numbers? More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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How Illicit Drug Use Has Grown In America Over The Past 44 Years

“America’s public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse,” said Richard Nixon on June 17, 1971. “In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.” This More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Substance Abuse and Addiction: Global Issues

It’s no secret that the United States is in the midst of a drug epidemic. From the rising popularity of prescription medications to an increased use of drugs like heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, rates More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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FDA approves Targiniq ER, extended-release oxycodone, to treat severe pain

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride extended-release tablets), an extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioid analgesic to treat More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
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Mayor Bloomberg says New York to limit painkillers to emergency rooms, will track bottles with GPS

Last week Mayor Bloomberg let a charge to limit painkillers to emergency rooms as a crackdown on prescription drug abuse. Now Tuesday the NYPD have unveiled a plan to combat the theft of painkillers and other highly More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 8th, 2012
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Maryland: Heroin overdose deaths up, prescription opioids overdose deaths down

Public domain photo/Psychonaught Newly released data from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shows that from Jan. to Jul. 2012, there was an increase in overdose deaths related to heroin coinciding More...


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