By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers have been surging at an alarming rate in the U.S., but here's a sliver of good news: The number blamed on methadone appears to have peaked.
Still, methadone accounts
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years in jail for attempting to smuggle drugs into a courthouse jail in a burrito.
Henry Marin was sentenced Monday and remanded into custody following the hearing. The
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A routine traffic stop turned into anything but on Tuesday afternoon after 41-year-old convicted felon Charles Wallace shot two Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies near Elm and Newport Highway, then led law enforcement on a high-speed chase through north Spokane County
SPOKANE, Wash. - Court documents released on Wednesday reveal that cop shooter Charlie Wallace had been indicted on five additional counts of heroin trafficking. One of those counts was possession with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more.
Prosecutors say that Wallace has been
UPDATE: The two deputies shot in yesterday's deadly shooting have been identified as 42-year-old Mike Northway and 45-year-old Matt Spink.
New court documents show Charles Wallace had just been indicted on five additional counts of heroin trafficking, and that he had been
SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who police say shot and injured two Spokane County Sheriff's deputies in North Spokane Tuesday was recently indicted on federal drug charges, according to our partners at The Spokesman-Review.
Charles R. Wallace was allegedly connected to a heroin distribution ring that
KHQ.COM - Spokane authorities say two sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded in the north Spokane area, triggering a 40-mile, high-speed gunfight that ended with the suspect killing himself on Tuesday afternoon. Spokane Officer Jennifer DeRuwe says the deputies were wounded
By DAVID CRARY and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Michael Jolton was a young father with a 5-year-old son when Colorado legalized medical marijuana in 2000. Now he's got three boys, the oldest near adulthood, and finds himself repeatedly explaining green-leafed
Spokane Valley Police Department Press Release:
Today, Tuesday, June 12th, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office Burglary
Task Force completed an investigation that started at the Spokane Valley Mall on
May 30, 2012. Sheriff's Office task force members assisted Spokane Valley
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A notorious Afghan drug trafficker was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for using proceeds of one of the world's largest heroin distribution operations to support the Taliban insurgency.