Heroin deaths in Hennepin County declined slightly in 2014, but the drug is getting cheaper in the Twin Cities — and has one of the highest purity levels in the country. The Hennepin County Sheriff’s office says there were 50 heroin deaths last year, compared to 56 in 2013 – the deadliest year for the drug on record. There were eight total in 2010.
Three teenagers have been accused of selling Vicodin and Adderall to students while at school.
A St. Paul nurse has been sentenced to four years probation for stealing a painkiller from patients at an assisted living facility where he once worked.
The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office charged three Minneapolis men Monday for allegedly robbing a St. Paul pharmacy of one pound of Oxycodone and other drugs earlier this week.
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.