Man Arrested In Connection With Suspected Drug Trafficking in Scioto County

According to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office, Johnathan McJunkin was in the possession of 30 suspected Oxycodone pills and 25 suspected Xanax pills in unlabeled bottles.

McJunkin, 32, was arrested for offenses including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, attempted drug trafficking within the vicinity of a juvenile and drug trafficking.

Investigators said that McJunkin was one of 10 people arrested in (more…)

High Driver Who Killed LI Homeowner Sentenced To 6-9 Years

Two years after slamming her boyfriend’s van into a 69-year-old woman, fatally pinning her against her Long Island home, Kayla Gerdes was sentenced to six to nine years in prison. Gerdes, who was 18 at the time of the incident and high on marijuana, Xanax and oxycodone during the April 2010 incident, said to Rebecca Twine’s son, “If I could trade (more…)

California doctor ordered to trial on second-degree murder charges … – Orlando Sentinel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A doctor accused of prescribing pain killers to three young men who died was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for second-degree murder in the overdose deaths.

Dr. Hsui-Ying “Lisa” Tseng is one of only a handful of doctors nationwide to be charged with murder related to prescription drugs.

The decision by Superior Court Judge M.L. Villar de Longoria to (more…)