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3 Suspects in Large Drug Bust in Berthold Set for Trial
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three Washington state men arrested in a large drug bust in northern North Dakota have been scheduled for trial in federal court in Bismarck.
The Minot Daily News reports that 20-year-old Luis Magana, 24-year-old Gregorio Capetillo and 27-year-old David Salazar are to stan…
Heroin Dealer Who Delivered Fatal Dose Gets Prison Time
SEATTLE (AP) — A 28-year-old woman who sold a fatal dose of heroin to another woman in 2015 has been sentenced to over three years in prison.
The U.S. Justice Department said in a news release that Casey Marie Ward was sentenced Monday in the death of 28-year-old Felisha Jackson...
Initiative Proposed to Ban Heroin Safe-injection Sites
SEATTLE (AP) — A suburban Seattle city council member has announced an initiative to ban safe-injection sites in King County for heroin and other drugs.
The Seattle Times reports the proposed initiative announced Thursday requires signatures from 47,443 valid county voters to qualify for the No…
Guns, Meth, Heroin Seized During Arrest Near Port Angeles
PORT ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a report of a suspicious vehicle near Port Angeles led to the seizure of four guns, 950 grams of heroin and 400 grams of methamphetamine.
The Peninsula Daily News reports a 26-year-old Port Angeles resident who the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team had b…
State Senate Passes Bill to Ban Heroin Injection Sites
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Senate has passed a measure that ultimately bans safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state.
Senate Bill 5223 passed in the Republican-led Senate Thursday on a 26-23 vote and now heads to the Democratic-controlled House, where it is not expected to advance...
12 People Arrested in Heroin Smuggling and Distribution Ring
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say 12 people in Washington and Nevada are in custody for their alleged roles in a large drug smuggling and distribution ring in western Washington.
The U.S. Justice Department said in a news release that eleven people were arrested Wednesday and the twelfth was alrea…
Friend Charged in Marysville Heroin Overdose Death
EVERETT (AP) — A 30-year-old woman has been charged with the death of a man who overdosed on heroin inside a parked vehicle in Marysville.
The Daily Herald reports Gabrielle Waller has pleaded not guilty to controlled substance homicide in 35-year-old Ian Digre's March death...

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