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2 Westmoreland Co. Women Accused Of Forging Oxycodone Prescriptions

Two women, accused of forging and filling prescriptions for hundreds of thousands of dollars of Oxycodone, faced the judge at a preliminary hearing in Greensburg Thursday.

10/16/2014

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Police Arrest 3, Including Man With Baby, During Heroin Bust At Beechview Duplex

Three men were busted for allegedly dealing heroin out of one-half of a Section 8 duplex on Palm Beach Avenue in Beechview.

09/18/2013

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2 Major Drug Busts Just Hours Apart

Police in Washington County made two major drug busts just hours apart.

07/12/2013

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W. Va. Landlord Sentenced For Accepting Drugs As Rent Payment

A federal prosecutor says a Huntington landlord who accepted illegal drugs as payment for rent has been sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison.

06/24/2013

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Walmart Pharmacy Robbery Suspect

State police say they have now identified and issued an arrest warrant for a suspect accused of robbing a Walmart Supercenter pharmacy in Westmoreland County.

05/28/2013

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State Police Seek Suspect In Walmart Pharmacy Robbery In Latrobe

State police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who robbed a Walmart pharmacy in Westmoreland County.

05/22/2013

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“BUCKWILD” Cast Member Back Behind Bars

A “BUCKWILD” cast member is back behind bars for violating terms of her previous release.

03/27/2013

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Large Amount Of Oxycodone Taken During Hempfield Twp. Walgreens

State police are investigating another robbery at the Walgreen’s pharmacy in Hempfield Township.

03/15/2013

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Jeannette Pharmacy Owner Releases Surveillance Of Break-In Attempt

The owner of a Westmoreland County pharmacy has released surveillance video of an attempted burglary at the business hoping it’ll help police catch the suspect.

01/24/2013

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Rash Of Pharmacy Robberies In Westmoreland Co. Investigated

State police are investigating a rash of pharmacy robberies in Westmoreland County.

01/17/2013

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Hospital Pharmacy Tech Charged With Stealing Oxycodone Meant For Patients

A former pharmacy technician at Jefferson Memorial hospital is charged with stealing prescription painkillers meant for patients, which she allegedly swapped for other medications.

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Medication Mix-Up Reported At Jefferson Regional Med. Center

Jefferson Regional Medical Center says that a medication labeled as the narcotic Oxycodone, actually contained a non-narcotic drug. The hospital says that a pharmacy technician who handled medication packaging in the hospital pharmacy substituted another medication for the narcotic. After an internal investigation the employee was fired.

11/14/2012

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Former Steelers Doctor Charged

Dr. Richard Rydze is in federal custody after being indicted on 185 counts.

10/19/2012

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Local Doctor Sentenced In Prescription Drug Case

A local doctor has been sentenced for prescribing painkillers to patients who didn’t need them.

09/24/2012

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Police Probe Moon Township, Uniontown Drug Store Robberies

Police in Moon Township and in Fayette County are investigating a pair of drug store heists within three hours of each other.

06/29/2012

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