Fentanyl test strips
Marty Pearl/Special to Courier Journal
David Madden
February 21, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Camden County is taking a new approach against the war on opioids through a study that utilizes fentanyl test strips. Read more here.
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Tupac A. Shakur
WA County Detention Center
October 21, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Police in Tennessee arrested a man named Tupac A. Shakur, 40, after they say he pulled a knife on them and was found with methamphetamine — not to be confused with the late rapper. Read the details here.
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Anita Depedro and William Jones
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
A Chester County man is accused of being a methamphetamine dealer and covering up his girlfriend's stillbirth by burning the baby's body and then burying it.
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Justin Burks and Lacey Williams
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 13, 2019 - 4:18 pm
A man and woman who were caught trading guns for meth will each spend at least the next decade in prison. Read more here.
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Discarded crack pipe
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Jim Melwert
May 15, 2019 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the high-profile battle against heroin and opioids continues to grab headlines, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said crystal methamphetamine is back — "with a vengeance." About 15 years ago, a kilo of high-quality crystal meth would cost about $47,000...
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A search and rescue training during a man overboard drill
Sipa USA
March 18, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Everybody loves a hero — except the ones who were heroically saved and then sued by him. In 2015, a rescue party searched for two California teens who had gone missing during a hike. The teens were later found — smoking...
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Alinso |
October 30, 2018 - 3:06 pm
(CNN) -- Tainted candy on Halloween night is the scariest part of the holiday for parents. Tainted fake teeth? Not so much a concern. Well, not usually. A 5-year-old boy in Galion, Ohio, tested positive for methaphetamine this week after trick-or-treating. But the boy said he hadn't put anything...
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Ohio police offer to test residents' meth for Zika
Gratis Police Department
May 30, 2018 - 10:23 am
By Janet DiGiacomo, CNN (CNN) -- In a recent Facebook post, the Gratis, Ohio, Police Department issues a warning and makes an offer: "WARNING: If you have recently purchased Meth in Preble, Montgomery, Darke or Butler Counties it may be contaminated with the Zika Virus. Please bring it to the...
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