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Officials: ECU student found dead in lake drowned while on drugs

An ECU student found dead in Falls Lake in August drowned while presumably impaired by marijuana and LSD, according to an autopsy released Monday.
17 hours ago
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New state crime lab could help cut down North Carolina’s rape kit backlog

A new crime lab in North Carolina aims to increase efficiency within the state's criminal justice system, particularly in regard to drug and DNA evidence.
1 week ago
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NHSO: Felon arrested for trafficking heroin, stolen guns

New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested a man they say was trafficking large quantities of heroin and other drugs into the county from New Jersey.
2 weeks ago
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Man caught in Rocky Mount with Duke campus police officer’s gun, 90 bags of heroin

A man who sped off in his vehicle after authorities noticed suspicious behavior was arrested in Rocky Mount and found to be in possession of a stolen gun and 90 bags of heroin.
2 weeks ago
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Wilmington man overdosed behind wheel, pleads guilty to drug charges

A Wilmington man plead guilty after he passed out at the wheel because of an heroin overdose while driving down Carolina Beach Road.
3 weeks ago
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Police: Teacher arrested after students catch her doing drugs in classroom

A teacher at Lake Central High School in St. John, Indiana faces drug-related charges after allegedly being caught by students using drugs in her classroom.
3 weeks ago
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Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend sentenced to 2 years

An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.
3 weeks ago
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BCSO: Man arrested for nearly 475 bindles of heroin, half kilo of cocaine

A Shallotte man was arrested on several charges following a drug bust that lead to nearly 475 bindles of heroin, half kilo of cocaine taken off the streets.
3 weeks ago
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Police: Castle Hayne man killed in Florida when passenger on drugs wakes up, fires shots

A New Hanover County man was shot and killed by his passenger Sunday while headed north on I-95 in Florida after the passenger woke suddenly from a drug-induced stupor and fired without warning, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
4 weeks ago
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Colorado doctors claim first marijuana overdose death

Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose, sparking a medical debate over.