Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Teens About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
41 Indicted In Alleged Heroin Ring On ReservationsForty-one people are facing federal charges in an alleged drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed drugs across the Upper Midwest and on two large Minnesota Indian reservations.
Burnsville Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Stealing Prescription NarcoticsA pharmacist from Burnsville, Minn. has pleaded guilty to stealing roughly 67,000 doses of prescription narcotics from the pharmacy where she worked. According to the United States Attorney’s Office, Anissa Jeanne Shores, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud.
Mpls. Nurse Allegedly Stole, Tampered With MedicationA Burnsville, Minn. man was charged with tampering with and stealing medications from a nursing home where he was working in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said. Daniel Thomas, 56, was charged with two counts of theft and two counts of adulterating a substance.
UW-Stout Student Found Dead Had Mix Of Drugs, Alcohol In SystemA University of Wisconsin-Stout student found dead in January had a mix of drugs and alcohol in her system, according to the Menomonie Police Department. Jesse Jensen, 23, was found dead in her bedroom on Jan. 22. Jensen, from Owen, Wis., was a senior at the school. Toxicology tests indicate Jensen had a blood-alcohol level of 0.16 at the time of her death, and had morphine and oxycodone in her system.
Nurse Pleads Guilty In Drug Fraud CaseA 38-year-old nurse from Madelia pleaded guilty in Minneapolis Federal Court Thursday to fraudulently getting the controlled substance oxycodone while working at an inpatient health care facility.
MDH: Nursing Home Staffer Stole Patient's OxycodoneA nursing home staffer has been fired from a Forest Lake, Minn. facility for stealing nearly two months' worth of oxycodone from a resident.
Pine Co. Sheriff Heartbroken, Outraged Over Alleged Deputy TheftsA Pine County deputy is off the job after being charged with six felony counts for allegedly stealing narcotics while on duty.
Charges: Pine Co. Deputy Stole Narcotics While On DutyA Pine County sheriff’s deputy faces six felony counts for allegedly stealing narcotics while on duty, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
Charges: Man Hid Weed, Oxycodone In UnderwearA 29-year-old man has been charged after police say he hid a bag of marijuana and a bag of Oxycodone in his underwear.
Boogaard's Brother Pleads Guilty To Remaining ChargeThe brother of the late Derek Boogaard has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor interference with the scene of the former Minnesota Wild player's death.
Mpls. Police Look For Serial Pharmacy RobberCrime Stoppers of Minnesota is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading a man who robbed three pharmacies over the past six weeks to get the prescription painkiller Oxycodone.