Substance abuse awareness groups wary of generic narcotics
Though Florida’s amping up its efforts to shut down pill mills prescription drug abuse may become more of problem starting next year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with the Director of non-profit organization Narconon, Mary Reester, about the potential problems that could come when patent protection on Oxycontin expires next year.
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Marion County Sheriff’s officers arrested and charged Laquan Barrow, 24, with second degree murder in connection with the slaying of 19-year-old Benetria Robinson at an Ocala nightclub. He is also charged with attempted second degree in the injuring of five other people during the Sept. 13 shooting.
The University of Florida Police Department experiences its highest crime rates during the fall academic semester. Freshmen are more susceptible to sexual attacks, robberies and motor vehicle thefts.
Santa Fe College professor Kevin Kasper was arrested as part of a Gainesville Police Department undercover operation identifying sexual predators. Santa Fe College Police Chief Ed Book stated that human resources within the college will determine what action to take based off of information collected from the investigation.
A Marion County Sheriff’s Office helicopter pilot was temporary blinded when an Ocala man pointed his hair comb toward the sky Wednesday morning.
Gainesville police officers arrested 21 men who made arrangements to meet with children for sex.