August 22, 2019 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, James R. Smith, Jr., 39, sold fentanyl to a controlled source on four occasions...
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Henrico County Police Department
August 09, 2019 - 2:10 pm
Henrico County, VA (Newsradiowrva.com) _ Henrico County Police are asking for the public's help in finding a wanted person. Sabrina Angelica Garrison is wanted for Distribution of Heroin and Conspiracy. Police say Garrison has been known to drastically change her hair style and frequents Whitcomb...
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Virginia couple charged with homicide in baby overdose death. iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Marija Stepanovic)
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June 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - A Virginia couple has been charged in the death of a two-month-old baby from a suspected heroin and cocaine overdose. News outlets report a grand jury in Danville, Virginia, indicted 27-year-old Eugene Chandler Jr. and 26-year-old Shaleigh Brumfield on Tuesday on charges of...
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 A Henrico man pleaded guilty today to trafficking over 200 grams of heroin and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. (Dreamstime)
March 07, 2019 - 3:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Henrico man pleaded guilty to trafficking over 200 grams of heroin and for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. “Drug traffickers in possession of firearms pose a significant threat to our communities,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of...
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October 16, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal officials say they've busted up a $19 million drug ring in Virginia. The U.S. Attorney's Office for Virginia's Eastern District said in a statement Tuesday that they've charged five Hampton Roads area men in a trafficking conspiracy that moved large amounts of cocaine,...
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Human hand with syringe and heroin (Dreamstime)
June 07, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By MIKE STOBBE NEW YORK (AP) — One type of superbug bacteria is increasingly spreading among people who inject drugs. A new government report says users of heroin and other injection drugs were 16 times more likely than other people to develop severe illnesses from MRSA. The U.S. is in the midst of...
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