Joseph L Robinson pled guilty to selling two buttons of heroin to a man who then overdosed
“Students are the ones that need to be educated and yes, scared to death of touching this drug and others, you know?” Pam Jones says.
Over the last six-and-a-half years, 1,645 people in the St. Louis area have died of heroin overdoses, a figure the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse calls “pretty horrifying.”
“Regions that have never been affected by heroin overdose deaths are now seeing a large number of them because the user population is expanding dramatically,” says the DEA’s James Schroba.
Mary Ellen Johnson could get 30 years in prison if convicted
Sean D. McGilvery and James D. Fogarty were indicted Tuesday on drug charges.
An Illinois State Police routine traffic stop leads to a heroin seizure.
Assistant U.S. Attorney James L. Porter said Wednesday the 34-year-old McGilvery is a danger to the community and could intimidate witnesses.
Thirty-year-old Joseph Robinson pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing the drug that authorities say killed 22-year-old Donnie Bauman.
An Illinois judge whose colleague died of a cocaine overdose while the two were on a hunting trip resigned Wednesday.