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  • New restrictions on hydrocodone to take effect

    August 21, 2014 11:01 AM

    WASHINGTON - The federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that Vicodin, Lortab and other generic versions will be subject to the same prescribing rules... more »
  • Man accused of stealing prescription pad

    July 4, 2014 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police arrested a man who they said illegally obtained prescription drugs. David Bell is accused of using doctors' DEA numbers without their permission, and calling in prescriptions for patients. Police say Bell called in one prescription for hydrocodone in November, then picked up... more »
  • Convenience store owner arrested for drug distribution

    June 25, 2014 12:05 PM

    SLAUGHTER - A convenience store owner in East Feliciana Parish has been arrested on drug distribution charges. Ahmed Hussein Mana was charged with possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone and illegal possession of a firearm. The Delta Narcotics Task Force, including the East Feliciana Sheriff's Department and Louisiana... more »
  • Three arrested in Baker narcotics investigation

    December 6, 2012 3:50 PM

    BAKER - Narcotics agents in Baker arrested three people after they said an investigation and traffic stop turned up hundreds of pills and thousands in cash. Agents arrested John McKneely, Keirsten McKneely and Tiawanga McKneely of Baker earlier this week. Bake Police Chief Mike Knaps said the agents... more »
  • Mail carrier pleads guilty to stealing drugs

    November 18, 2010 7:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Covington man contracted to deliver U.S. Postal Service mail has been sentenced to federal prison after admitting to stealing a marked parcel that he believed contained 180 tablets of hydrocodone. Anthony Holcombe pleaded guilty in August to mail theft. Holcombe was sentenced to six months in... more »
  • Actor David Cassidy charged with DUI in Florida

    November 4, 2010 12:20 PM

    FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Former "Partridge Family" heartthrob David Cassidy has been charged with driving under the influence in Florida. The Florida Highway Patrol says his car was stopped around 6 p.m. Wednesday for weaving and nearly causing an accident. Cassidy told a trooper that he had a... more »
  • Senior citizen arrested in Livingston Parish

    May 6, 2010 10:56 AM

    Two men, including a 70 year old, were arrested in Livingston Parish on felony drug charges. Deputies say they noticed a 1994 Lincoln Town Car playing loud rap music. The driver also failed to use a signal. They say Iven Kinchen, 54, was driving the car with a... more »

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