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St. Louis Man Sentenced in Heroin Death

Robert Simmons pled guilty in January to one felony count of distribution of heroin.

04/23/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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DEA Fears Increasing Painkiller Abuse In Missouri

It’s the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program

04/06/2012

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Two More Sentenced in Major Metro East Coke Ring

Manuel Ramirez and Javier Villasenor-Cardona, were indicted along with twenty-four other individuals and charged with being members of a large cocaine distribution organization.

03/23/2012

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Guilty Plea in Federal Drug Case

Linus R. Davis pled guilty to charges of diverting seized packages containing marijuana for distribution and sale.

03/09/2012

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New Ill. Law Encourages Reporting Drug Overdoses

The law says people who seek medical treatment for an overdose are immune from prosecution on minor drug charges.

02/06/2012

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Shake and Bake Meth Costing Taxpayers Millions

Burn experts agree the annual cost to taxpayers is well into the tens if not hundreds of millions of dollars.

01/23/2012

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Heroin Takes Life of Edwardsville Woman

Amanda Gerhardt was found unconscious on the bathroom floor in her boyfriend’s Collinsville home.

01/11/2012

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DEA: St. Louis Hub for Cheap Heroin

“We have a tremendous heroin market that is saturated by high purity, low price, Mexican manufactured heroin.”

12/01/2011

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Two County Drug Sweep Nets 12

The suspects allegedly distributed methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and prescription medications.

10/20/2011

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