Forty-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.
A 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.
A 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.
A 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.
A 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.
A nursing home staffer has been fired from a Forest Lake, Minn. facility for stealing nearly two months’ worth of oxycodone from a resident.
A Pine County deputy is off the job after being charged with six felony counts for allegedly stealing narcotics while on duty.
A Pine County sheriff’s deputy faces six felony counts for allegedly stealing narcotics while on duty, according to court documents filed Wednesday.
A 29-year-old man has been charged after police say he hid a bag of marijuana and a bag of Oxycodone in his underwear.
The brother of the late Derek Boogaard has pleaded guilty to gross misdemeanor interference with the scene of the former Minnesota Wild player’s death.
Crime 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.
A 27-year-old woman is charged with three counts of felony theft after authorities say she stole narcotic pain medication while working as a nurse.
Aaron Boogaard, 24, was charged with felony third-degree sale of a controlled substance and interference with the scene of a death .
A 31-year-old nurse, employed at a senior care assisted living facility, has been charged with stealing narcotics from patients.
Sheriff’s officials in Washington County were not sure how many drugs they’d collect with their latest drug “take back” campaign. The answer is, a lot.
A 48-year-old Fridley man was sentenced to prison in federal court for conspiring to distribute heroin and oxycodone, which is the narcotic found in the prescription drug oxycontin, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.