Grandfather charged after 2-year-old found in alley with cocaine in her system

ST. LOUIS – Authorities say a 2-year-old girl in her grandfather’s care was found in a St. Louis alley, drugged up on cocaine. The girl’s mother reported her missing from Poplar Bluff, Missouri after the grandfather hadn’t returned with her. St. Louis City prosecutors have filed a felony child endangerment charge against 48-year-old Steven Herrmann, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. According to court documents, Herrmann was watching his 2-year-old granddaughter identified as “T.K.” between August 19 and the 22. Poplar Bluff Police […]

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Facebook video of young children smoking marijuana leads to arrests

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Two women were arrested on child abuse charges after a Facebook video showed multiple young children smoking what appeared to be an illegal substance provided by the women. Michaela Pearson and Candice Little are each charged with felony child abuse and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. The children were 2 and 3-years old and 18-months old, according to arrest warrants. Officials believe Pearson and Little […]

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Denton drug bust turns up more than $1 million in opioids

DENTON – A big drug bust in Denton turned up more than $1,000,000 worth of opioid drugs. Along with the cache of drugs, Denton police seized guns, along with the cache of drugs, in an investigation officials say spanned several months. The investigation started after police found out an employee of a freight delivery company was stealing packages that were enroute to pharmaceutical companies in the North Texas area. Two people have been arrested. No word yet on the charges they will face.

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Denton drug bust turns up more than $1 million in opioids

DENTON – A big drug bust in Denton turned up more than $1,000,000 worth of opioid drugs. Along with the cache of drugs, Denton police seized guns, along with the cache of drugs, in an investigation officials say spanned several months. The investigation started after police found out an employee of a freight delivery company was stealing packages that were enroute to pharmaceutical companies in the North Texas area. Two people have been arrested. No word yet on the charges they will face.

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At least 76 people overdose on K2 in New Haven, Connecticut

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The DEA is helping to investigate how at least 76 people overdosed in New Haven, Connecticut in the past 24 hours. The majority of cases were centered on the New Haven Green, adjacent to Yale University. “Testing done today in New York by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency confirms that samples of the substance that caused today’s overdose cases on the New Haven Green are K-2, a potent, synthetic drug that induces marijuana-like effects,” said Director of […]

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Dallas cite-and-release results have officials questioning effectiveness

DALLAS — Dallas’ cite-and-release program is less than a year old, but it’s got city officials on the fence over whether or not police should be doing it at all! Back in December 2017, the cite-and-release program came to be where anyone caught with less than four ounces of pot will get a ticket. It’s not a “get out of jail free card,” but it does save the offender a trip to the slammer. According to the Dallas Police Department, out […]

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81-year-old woman arrested after authorities seize $870k worth of heroin

SAN DIEGO — Authorities arrested an 81-year-old woman after seizing hundreds of thousands worth of heroin at the San Diego-Tijuana border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on Thursday. The agency said a K-9 directed officers to the vehicle driven by the woman, whose name was not released, at around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, according to KTLA. The officers then inspected the 2011 Chrysler 200 and discovered 34 wrapped packages of heroin in the car’s rocker panels, according to CBP. The […]

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Woman gives birth while overdosing on heroin in Burger King bathroom, police say

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – A mother believed to be overdosing on heroin gave birth in an Ohio Burger King bathroom stall, and first responders found the baby alive in the toilet Friday afternoon, according to Chillicothe police. Police initially responded to reports of a man who had passed out in a vehicle and that a woman, who was with him, had overdosed, according to WSYX. Officers said they found 26-year-old Zachary Frey passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle and […]

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Local organization offers drop boxes for unwanted prescription drugs amid opiod crisis

DALLAS — There are drop boxes for almost anything: books, clothes, old electronics and appliances. There are even safe haven boxes for newborn babies. So, why not have boxes for unused prescription drugs too? That is exactly what one local group is working to do as the growing opiod crisis wreaks havoc across the nation, tearing families apart. “The purpose of them really is to get meds out of the house,” IMPACT Garland Coordinator Thomas-Mosby Summer told Newsfix. “Unused, unwanted, […]

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600 lbs. of pot found during Wise County traffic stop

WISE COUNTY – This right here (in the video) is what 600 pounds of marijuana looks like! It was found during a traffic stop in Wise County, northwest of Fort Worth. A highway patrol officer pulled over a pickup truck with a trailer on Highway 81. After finding the driver suspicious, a police canine was called to the scene and… found all this inside a trailer. Inside duffel bags was 600 pounds of pot. Police say the suspect was driving the drugs […]

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