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Lexington County Continues Busting Meth Labs and Drug Crimes in January

Lexington County Law Enforcement Serious About Drug Crimes and Busts in the New Year The law enforcement officers in Lexington County, South Carolina began a serious campaign last fall to round up criminals for manufacturing and/or distributing methamphetamines. It is a new year, but officers are still serious about drug crimes, especially with … [Read more...]

SC Woman Arrested on Illegal Gambling and Drug Charges After Neighbors Complained

Woman’s Home Investigated After Marijuana and Drug Charges, 9 Gambling Machines Seized A Columbia, SC woman was arrested December 7th after neighbors complained of drug-related activity. Police investigated her home on the basis of drug charges, but found an illegal gambling operation in the woman’s home as well. The incident report from the … [Read more...]

South Carolina Wildfire Starter Arrested for Drug Possession

Marc Anthony Torchi, who accidentally started a massive wildfire near Myrtle Beach, SC in 2009, has been released after being arrested for possession of marijuana and “bath salts.” Torchi was arrested on Monday and charged with the distribution of a Schedule I Narcotic, possession of a Schedule I Narcotic, simple possession of marijuana and … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Overdose in Celebrities a Reflection of a Larger Epidemic

In the last several years, Heath Ledger, Britney Murphy, Whitney Houston, and Michael Jackson have all passed away from overdoses on prescription medications. However, the loss of these celebrities is a reflection of a larger epidemic in the United States, reports the CDC. In fact, 15,000 people died in 2008 from overdosing on prescription … [Read more...]

Pfizer Recalling 1 M Birth Control Pills

South Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers One million packages of  Lo/Ovral-28 tablets, Norgestrel, and Ethinyl Estradoil birth control pills are now being recalled due to a packaging error. Pfizer, Inc. is recalling 14 lots Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and 14 lots of the generic Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets after find that packaging error could … [Read more...]

DHEC Bans Bath Salts and K2 in SC

As we recently reported, the readily available designer drugs known as Bath Salts and K2 have been under fire as local leaders push to vote restrictions into place prohibiting anyone from manufacturing, selling, or possessing the substances.  As these bans go into effect, convenience store owners and local smoke shops may be left scrambling to pull … [Read more...]

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