Drugs

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Local Doctor, 82, Accused Of Taking Part In Prescription-Drug Ring

A local doctor in his 80s, along with five other people, have been indicted for allegedly taking part in a widespread prescription drug ring.

12/22/2014

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Deadly Garden Grove Accident Blamed On Driver Being Under Influence Of Drugs

A deadly accident Saturday afternoon is being blamed on the driver being under the influence on drugs.

12/20/2014

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AP: More Narcotics Are Coming Into California Jails

A 2011 California law that sends lower-level felons to county lock-ups to serve their time instead of state prison has caused a spike in narcotics smuggling in county jails, sheriff’s officials say.

11/29/2014

About 75 people turned out Saturday to protest a mass murder of 43 college students in Mexico. (credit: CBS)

Mass Murder Of 43 College Students In Mexico Sparks Downtown LA Protest

Los Angeles teacher Ron Gochez organized the rally.

11/08/2014

Prescription pill bottles

Congress Decides To Investigate Soaring Prices Of Some Generic Drugs

“Where a bottle of 500 pills may have been $40 last year, that bottle is now $1,000,” says Pharmacist Ellis Merz.

10/03/2014

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LA City Attorney Targeting Unlicensed Sellers Of Pharmaceuticals

City Attorney Mike Feuer announced plans Thursday to pursue misdemeanor charges against people selling pharmaceuticals without licenses at swap meets and other places around the city.

10/02/2014

Authorities say Kent Easter was taken into custody Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Drug-Planting Irvine Dad Surrenders To Authorities

An Irvine attorney who helped plant drugs in a school volunteer’s car because of a perceived insult to his son surrendered to authorities Thursday.

09/11/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry intercepted more than $383,561 in unreported U.S. currency on Dec. 8. (courtesy USDHS)

Dutch Man Pleads Guilty In LA To Running Drug Hub

A U.S. attorney’s statement says 45-year-old Marc Peter Willems entered the plea to federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges in L.A. Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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El Monte Boys And Girls Club Closed Due To Alleged Mexican Mafia Drug Activity

The Board of Directors voted to close a Boys and Girls Club in El Monte after a DEA indictment claims the club was a center where potential Mexican Mafia gang members openly held meetings and sold drugs.

09/01/2014

Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty by a federal jury of illegally peddling prescription painkillers. (credit: DEA)

La Mirada Doctor, 78, Guilty Of Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

Dr. Andrew Sun, 78, of La Mirada was found guilty of illegally distributing painkillers like Norco, Hydrocodone and Vicodin.

08/15/2014

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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Dealing Heroin To OC High School Students

Juan Vidrio, 26, was taken into custody this week, five months after authorities began an investigation into drug sales in the seaside city they say revealed Vidrio was selling heroin to teenagers.

08/08/2014

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Newport-Mesa To Bring Back Drug-Sniffing Dogs To School Campuses

Security dogs will continue to sniff students at Newport Beach and Costa Mesa schools after school officials voted this week to renew a $27,000 contract, according to reports.

07/11/2014

Collin Zborowski & Daniel Lubach (credit: Costa Mesa Police Dept.)

2 Men Arrested For Smoking Heroin In OC Chuck E. Cheese Bathroom

Two men were arrested for smoking heroin in the bathroom of an Orange County Chuck E. Cheese restaurant, police said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2014

Indio Downey in 2011. (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Robert Downey Jr.’s Son Arrested On Felony Drug Charges In WeHo

Robert Downey Jr.’s son was arrested for alleged cocaine possession following a traffic stop, authorities confirmed Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Gun, Drugs Found In Crib At Felon’s Alhambra Home

A man released early from prison is back behind bars Friday after police made a shocking find in a baby’s crib.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2014

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