MERRILLVILLE | Charges have been filed against a Merrillville woman accused of ordering prescriptions she hadn't been prescribed.
VALPARAISO | Jean Whittemore said when she called to check on her son at 8 p.m. Feb. 19, the woman with him said he had taken a sleeping pill at his father's home in Valparaiso.
My thoughts on gun control go as far as the steel fence did to keep drugs and illegal aliens from crossing into the United States from the Mexican border.
LAKE STATION | A father and son were among three people arrested Tuesday on drug charges, Lake County sheriff's police said.
VALPARAISO | While the recent rash of heroin-related deaths in Porter County has garnered local attention, there is another problem involving the illegal use of prescription drugs.
HAMMOND | Robert Lockhart was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for his participation in the Imperial Gangsters, federal court records show.
CHICAGO | Four Chicago men were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms after being convicted in three separate cases of various firearms and narcotics charges, federal law enforcement officials said Friday.
VALPARAISO | A “moment of grace” 27 years ago saved his life.
If hydrocodone is reclassified into other groups such as morphine, oxycontin, etc., people will hurt, getting a tooth pulled, slipped disks, all kinds of injuries. Capitalism being supply and demand, the gangs will win this one.
SCHERERVILLE | A 33-year-old Gary man allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel of a car that was running and in gear to drive.
SCHERERVILLE | A 25-year-old Merrillville man allegedly sold heroin to an undercover Schererville police officer during three separate occasions during the last two months.
VALPARAISO | Three people were arrested Monday night on drug charges after a traffic stop conducted by Valparaiso police.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is upset Indiana will not be joining the increasing number of states that have decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.
HOBART | The public can drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescriptions or over-the-counter medication at the Hobart Police Department, 705 E. Fourth St.
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Police believe a large-scale cocaine distribution ring in LaPorte County was disrupted with the arrests of five alleged members.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department's emphasis on narcotics use in town is producing results, Police Chief David Dowling said.
MERRILLVILLE | The FBI is seeking the public's help in locating a Latin Kings gang member under federal indictment on multiple drug conspiracy charges.
PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested Wednesday night after breaking into a home, apparently looking for drugs.
Region law enforcement seized more than $19 million in drugs and assets in 2011, according to a report by the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
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