Investigation Of South Jersey Brothers Leads To Drug Charges

An investigation into the illegal sale of prescription drugs in Gloucester Township led to the arrest of two brothers who are now charged with dealing.


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Feds Say Montco Doc’s Illegal Prescription Killed Its Recipient

Federal prosecutors say Dr. Norman Werther knowingly sold oxycodone to a person identified only as “N. B.,” a person that Werther knew was a drug addict.


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Doctors As Drug Pushers

Three types of ‘patients’ turn to doctors for pain medication: those who are in pain, those who are addicted to the drugs and those who are filling prescriptions only to sell the drugs on the street.


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Delaware Man Pulled Over For Registration Violation Now Faces Drug Charges

A Delaware man who was pulled over for a vehicle registration violation is now facing drug charges.


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Armed Suspect Steals Pain-Killers From Northeast Philadelphia Rite Aid

Police are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.



Delaware Mother, Son Accused Of Selling Narcotic Painkillers

Delaware State police say 47-year-old Cherry Reed and her 26-year-old son, Wayne Reed, were arrested Thursday evening at the University Plaza Shopping Center.


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Promising New Painkiller Raises Concern Over Drug Abuse

Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine. That has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse.


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Montgomery County Doctor Accused Of Running Prescription Pill Mill

“He created drug addicts. He fed drug addicts and he provided drugs for drug dealers to sell on the street,” Montgomery county DA Risa Ferman said.


2 Doctors Facing New Jersey Charges In Oxycodone Ring

Two doctors from New York and New Jersey are among 22 people charged in a ring that federal prosecutors say trafficked in and sold millions of dollars’ worth of oxycodone tablets to people across the region.


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3 Charged In Prescription Pill Distribution In Kent County

Delaware State Police have charged three people with drug offenses in the illegal distribution of
prescription pills in Kent County.



Man Sought In Pill Theft From Del. Supermarket

Police in Delaware are searching for a suspect who robbed prescription pills from a supermarket late last month.