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  1. Guns and drugs seized on E. 59th Street in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Authorities arrested 55 year-old Charles Sullenger III. The Chatham Savannah Counter Narcotics Team searched and raided his East 59th Street home and found four long guns, a pistol, and a lot of ammunition and more than $1,300 in cash.

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  2. Schumer Calls for Boost, Not Cuts, In Program Targeting Heroin TraffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Your News Now

    Nearly 100 people died last year in Rochester from heroin overdoses, and on Monday, Sen. Charles Schumer was joined in Rochester by police and families to push back against $52 million in proposed cuts to the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program, which targets heroin trafficking. "If they understood the increase in heroin use, the danger of fentanyl laced heroin and the effectiveness of HIDTA they'd be doubling the money for HIDTA," said Schumer, D-New York.

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  3. Guns and drugs seized on E. 59th Street in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Authorities arrested 55 year-old Charles Sullenger III. The Chatham Savannah Counter Narcotics Team searched and raided his East 59th Street home and found four long guns, a pistol, and a lot of ammunition and more than $1,300 in cash.

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  4. Former EL man gets 32 months on new drug charges, probation violationRead the original story

    17 min ago | Salem News

    ... in June 2014. Prior to that, he had been indicted on four counts of drug possession involving the same abovementioned drugs, plus oxycodone, with the crimes occurring in January 2014. He pleaded guilty to those offenses as well. Goatley was on ...

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  5. Lorain man sentenced to 18 months on drug chargesRead the original story

    17 min ago | Salem News

    The Lorain man sentenced to prison Monday on multiple drug charges escaped serious injury when shot outside an East Liverpool bar three years before. Gary Manning, 38, was sentenced to 18 months in prison by Columbiana County Pleas Court by Judge C. Ashley Pike after previously pleading guilty to drug possession and two counts of drug trafficking.

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  6. Suspect critical after wreckRead the original story

    20 min ago | Altoona Mirror

    Troy S. Stehley, 35, of 111 Eighth St., was thrown from the Dodge Caravan he was driving when he wrecked early Sunday on Grandview Road in Logan Township, near Kennedy Drive, while allegedly fleeing Altoona police. Stehley was found by officers with drugs and a loaded, Hi-Point 9 mm handgun after the crash, according to police.

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  7. Missouri prescription drug database earns initial approvalRead the original story

    20 min ago | Missourian

    Missouri senators moved one step closer to enacting a tracking database for prescription drugs on Monday, despite years of failure amid privacy concerns. The legislation would create a program that monitors when prescriptions for drugs considered controlled substances are written and filled, with the goal of stopping so-called doctor shoppers from amassing pills to use recreationally or sell.

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  8. Police: Man jailed on auto theft, drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Republic

    A Columbus man stopped for failing to use his turn signal was arrested on several charges Saturday in the 1700 block of McKinley Avenue. Nathan F. Ingram, 25, 115 S. Beatty St., is being held in lieu of $77,500 bond at the Bartholomew County Jail, according to jail officials.

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  9. Study: cannabis among safest therapeutic substances; alcohol more dangerous than heroin and cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | NewsTarget.com

    The hypocrisy of many prohibitionists who condemn legal cannabis by day while imbibing on beer, wine and liquor by night was highlighted recently after researchers demonstrated that alcohol is one of the most dangerous drugs available, exceeding both cocaine and heroin in terms of mortality risk. A comparative risk assessment that looked at the safety profiles of a number of popular drugs found that alcohol is the real scourge to society, as is tobacco, both of which fall into the "high risk" category, as defined in the study.

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  10. History of Medical Marijuana: 7 Key Dates in Using Pot for HealingRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | News Max

    Marijuana as a medicinal option has surfaced many times throughout history. Marijuana laws have changed early perceptions of cannabis.

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  11. History of Marijuana: How Did Pot Become America's Most Popular Illegal Drug?Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | News Max

    Marijuana's popularity in America is enjoying an all-time high. In the last three years, the leafy milder brother of psychoactive drugs has become legal for recreational use in four states: Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Alaska.

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  12. Meth lab components found inside former Ogdensburg cheese plantRead the original story

    47 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Remnants of a methamphetamines lab were recently discovered inside the former Tubroburg cheese plant on Main Street, according to city police. Ogdensburg Police Narcotics Enforcement Detective Daniel C. Mousaw said an investigation has determined that there was not an active methamphetamines lab operating at the plant, but components of a so-called “one pot” meth lab were found discarded inside the facility.

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  13. Police Blotter: March 31Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    Andrea Gonzalez, 19, of the 600 block of N. 5th, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to appear. Katra Plowman, 28, of the 100 block of W. Farris, arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass, possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  14. Prosecutors: Ex-drug cops on trial looted millions in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    Lawyers for six former police officers charged with stealing millions of dollars in cash and drugs while working undercover attacked the Justice Department case Monday as a fable crafted by 19 drug dealers and a dirty colleague. Hundreds of cases based on the Philadelphia drug unit's work have been thrown out, and about 100 civil rights lawsuits are on hold awaiting the outcome of the 26-count racketeering trial.

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  15. Andover man facing DWI chargesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

    At 2:40 a.m. Saturday, March 28, a Hackettstown police officer pulled over a vehicle on Route 517 for a moving violation, police said. While speaking with the driver, identified as 19-year-old Vincent Garatino, the officer detected the odor of alcohol on his breath, police said.

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  16. Man facing charges for possessionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | New Jersey Herald

    A 21-year-old Independence man was arrested in Hackettstown Friday night for possession of suspected heroin and drug paraphernalia, police said. At 9:48 p.m. Friday, March 27, a Hackettstown police officer entered the Quick Chek located at 80 Main Street and was approached by Sebastian Smith, who engaged the officer in conversation.

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  17. Arrests made in Franklin County narcotics raidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    After months of undercover work and surveillance, a narcotics task force raided homes in Winnsboro and Mount Vernon on Monday morning. It was an abrupt morning wake-up call as the task force battered in front doors, trying to root out drugs in Franklin County.

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  18. Michigan man says he was beaten by police during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    Floyd Dent and the police officers in Inkster, Michigan, who stopped him in January agree that he was pulled over in a traffic stop, that Dent is African-American and the officer who bloodied and then arrested him that night is white. But that's about all that Dent, a 57-year-old veteran automotive worker with no previous arrest record, and William Melendez, the arresting officer, agree on concerning the night of January 28. "He went crazy on me," Dent said.

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  19. Officers report increased attempts to smuggle contraband into Madison County Detention FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Detention officers say there has been a "sudden increase" in attempts to introduce contraband, including narcotics, into the Madison County Detention Facility lately. Officers have especially seen an increase in the use of the postal service to attempt to get inmates illegal drugs.

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  20. Newton police revive woman with NarcanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Newton police, responding to a report of an unresponsive female, on Sunday, March 29, used Narcan to revive the woman, police said. At 6:30 p.m., officers responded to an apartment on Spring Street and observed an unconscious 27-year-old woman displaying signs and symptoms consistent with a drug overdose, police said.

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