Missing oxycodone pills: Ohio lawyer says juror might have stolen opioid evidence at trial…

COLUMBUS >> An Ohio defense attorney says at least one juror may have stolen oxycodone pills during a drug trial.

The Columbus Dispatch reports attorney John David Moore Jr. says jurors found his client guilty and then rushed out of the courthouse before anyone noticed the 71 opioid pills were missing.

He says his client should get a new trial or have his (more…)

Father of Red Sox draft pick, 2 others accused of drug distribution – Asbury Park Press

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Crime and arrests were on the decline in 2015, the most recent year with available data. Alex N. Gecan | Wochit

The father of a Red Sox draft pick and two other Ocean County men were arrested and accused of distributing cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and firearms after a three-month investigation. 

Jason Groome, 43, Anthony (more…)

Salem drug bust: Meth, cocaine, heroin, oxycodone, pot, $40K – kgw.com

Lauren E Hernandez , Statesman Journal , KGW 9:33 PM. PST February 17, 2017

A Salem man is in custody following a month-long investigation that resulted in a drug bust yielding dozens of pounds of methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone pills.

Casey Miser, 36, was arrested after search warrants were served by the Salem Police Department‘s Street Crimes Unit, (more…)