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The Columbus Dispatch
Driver indicted in fatal New Year's Eve crashdeath of a young man and serious injury to another was the result of excessive
Driver indicted in fatal New Year's Eve crash
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
death of a young man and serious injury to another was the result of excessive speed and reckless driving," Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said Tuesday in a statement announcing the indictment. Merz is scheduled to be arraigned for the felony offenses... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Former Ohio State childcare worker pleads guilty to sexual abuse of boyprogram, with a location on Ackerman Road, when the abuse began in 2000 or 2001
Former Ohio State childcare worker pleads guilty to sexual abuse of boy
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
program, with a location on Ackerman Road, when the abuse began in 2000 or 2001, according to the indictment. Prosecutor Ron O'Brien has said that Fassnacht, an acquaintance of the victim's family, made contact with the child several years later... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Former Wellington teacher imprisoned for voyeurism to be released pending appealwas acting "in good faith." The issue was debated at a March hearing and again
Former Wellington teacher imprisoned for voyeurism to be released pending appeal
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
was acting "in good faith." The issue was debated at a March hearing and again on Tuesday by Gatterdam and Prosecutor Ron O'Brien. Holbrook, who took over the case when Horton moved to a seat on the Appeals Court, agreed with prosecutors that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Driver indicted for crash that ended woman's pregnancykilled. The driver of the car, Roseline Keni, 36, also was injured. Muldrow's
Driver indicted for crash that ended woman's pregnancy
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
killed. The driver of the car, Roseline Keni, 36, also was injured. Muldrow's blood-alcohol level was measured at 0.186 percent, according to Prosecutor Ron O'Brien. In Ohio, it is illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 percent or abo... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Financial adviser in Ohio charged with stealing over $500KCourt records don't list an attorney for Schmidhammer and no phone listing for
Financial adviser in Ohio charged with stealing over $500K
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 days ago
Court records don't list an attorney for Schmidhammer and no phone listing for him could be found. County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says Schmidhammer was financial adviser to the woman. O'Brien says Schmidhammer transferred more than $500,000... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in OD battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in OD battle
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
18-old indicted on 26 counts in connection to rapes of three womenman held a gun to his victims as he raped and then robbed them, all within a tw
18-old indicted on 26 counts in connection to rapes of three women
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
man held a gun to his victims as he raped and then robbed them, all within a two-month time frame," county Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said in a news release. Sesay, who lives on Lonsdale Place East on the East Side, was arrested July 13 in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Man accused in double-fatal shooting indicted in Ohiogirlfriend drove to the car rental business, where Jeffries approached a parked
Man accused in double-fatal shooting indicted in Ohio
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 days ago
girlfriend drove to the car rental business, where Jeffries approached a parked vehicle, opened fire and fled. Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says 20-year-old Gary Francis and 21-year-old James Miller, also of Fairfield County, were in the vehicle and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Franklin County coroner announces new anti-heroin effortsand share information on trends, enforcement efforts and programs that seem to
Franklin County coroner announces new anti-heroin efforts
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
and share information on trends, enforcement efforts and programs that seem to be working. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien praised Ortiz for started to work on the crisis a year ago, when the epidemic "wasn't even on the front... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Bennington Banner / Posted 25 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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WALB Albany
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WALB Albany / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WGEM Quincy / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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Boston Herald
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are trying to track down the source of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Staten Island Advance / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
The Marietta Times / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Elephant Sedative Emerges As New Threat In Overdose Battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant Sedative Emerges As New Threat In Overdose Battle
Hartford Courant / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KXXV Waco / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KWWL Iowa / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KHQ Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battlesurviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but te
Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 28 days ago
surviving users told investigators they thought they were buying heroin, but testing found none, Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said. The suspect, 36-year-old Rayshon Alexander, pleaded not guilty. Investigators are still trying to track... Read more
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