A local doctor has been sentenced for prescribing painkillers to patients who didn’t need them.
KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro talks with Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone and supervising detective for the Washington Drug Task Force Rick Gluth about prescription drug abuse.
A local mother accused of taking her children with her to sell drugs appeared before a judge Tuesday morning.
A mother accused of using her children to help her distribute drugs had her court appearance postponed Tuesday morning.
A local doctor pleaded guilty in court Tuesday morning as part of a plea deal after being accused of illegally distributing prescription drugs.
A Moon Township mother and son as well as an Ambridge, PA resident were arrested Thursday morning following an undercover drug investigation in Moon Township.
The fastest growing area of addiction is abuse of prescription drugs and addicts are pulling out all stops to get them, stealing them from relatives, getting bogus prescriptions and even robbing pharmacies.
It’s a scourge that cuts across all income levels, ages and genders and it’s hitting very hard in many of our middle-class and upper-class communities.
Authorities conducted one of the biggest drug roundups ever in downtown Pittsburgh. Nearly three dozen people are already in jail and police are looking for more than 50 suspects. It’s called Operation Stink Bug.