methamphetamine

Ray Drayton and Melissa Wilkerson
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Mike Dougherty
February 06, 2020 - 7:09 am
Authorities in South Jersey have arrested a man and his girlfriend after his 2-year-old suffered a drug overdose last month. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
January 13, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The use of methamphetamines and fentanyl together are on the rise in the United States. Read more here.
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According to a criminal complaint, a woman escaped the home of Curtis Fish through a window after being held captive.
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Jim Melwert
January 02, 2020 - 1:10 pm
A Bucks County man is facing rape and other charges after a woman he's accused of holding captive escaped out a window and ran for help. Read more 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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Samantha Jones
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 31-year-old Bucks County woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 10-week-old son by breastfeeding him with a deadly combination of drugs in her system. Samantha Jones broke down in tears on Wednesday as she told the judge she loved her little boy and would do...
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Naloxone acts as an opioid antagonist and blocks the effects of heroin, fentanyl and other opiates on receptors in the brain.
Molly Corfman/News Herald
December 12, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Nadia Kounang (CNN) — Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving...
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In this June 26, 2018 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
November 02, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Most of that was the result of a record...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said the drug bust centered on five high-level dealers, including David Cooper.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2018 - 6:04 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement in Montgomery County announced a major drug bust that resulted in more than 20 arrests and the seizure about 6,600 doses of the deadly narcotic fentanyl. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said it centered on five high-level...
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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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