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Texas Man Gets 20 Years In Synthetic Drug Deaths

A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two North Dakota teens was sentenced to more than 20 years.

08/28/2014

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Parents Take Class To Learn How To Spot The Signs Of Drug Use

Parents, not students, got an education on drug use at Highland Park Middle School. The goal was to teach parents how to spot signs of possible drug use in their own homes.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

Mugshot of Timothy Shane Brockway. (credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriffs Office)

$3,000,000 Bond For Suspected Meth Dealer

A North Texas man is being held on $3,000,000 bond, accused of distributing methamphetamines. Officials arrested Timothy Shane Brockway after a three month-long operation.

CBSDFW.COM–01/14/2013

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DPS Completing Launch Of Texas Online Rx Database

Pharmacists have been sending the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) information on your prescriptions since 1982 and now the information is going online. DPS has completed two of the three-phase online launch of the Texas Prescription Program.

08/02/2012

Prescription Pills

‘Doctor Shopping’ Database Concerns Privacy Advocates

The abuse of prescription drugs has skyrocketed across the nation, and especially in Texas where, according to the Drug Policy Alliance, accidental overdoses from 1999 to 2007 increased 150%. Now the Texas Legislature is hoping to take action to curb prescription drug abuse.

02/10/2012

Suspected Hunt County drug ring participant Bobby Evens. (credit: Hunt Co. Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff’s: Inmate Ran Drug Ring From Hunt County Jail

There’s nothing unusual about law enforcement officials investigating a suspected drug ring, but officials in Hunt County soon learned the illegal enterprise under the microscope was as being run out of their own jail.

09/14/2011