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Several overdoses reported in three-day time

Over a period of three days, police departments in St. Clair Township and the city of East Liverpool reported five separate drug overdoses. According to reports from township police, officers were called at 11:41 a.m. Tuesday to the J.C. Penney parking lot where they found a 25-year-old Yeager Road man standing in the passenger door […]

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Pot in Perry

Perry Township police assisted the county Drug Task Force during a consent to search at a residence in the 1000 block of Colonial Drive Tuesday morning which resulted in the removal of more than 100 suspected marijuana plants. The DTF shut down an alleged growing operation located in a garage at the rear of the […]

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ELO home raided

A father and son were among those arrested Thursday afternoon following the execution of a search warrant at their home which reportedly turned up heroin, drug paraphernalia and guns. Home owner Richard H. Stoddard II, 69, 818 Lincoln Ave., was charged with obstructing official business, while his son, Richard H. Stoddard III, 46, same address, […]

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DTF raids West Point area home

Crack cocaine and heroin were seized Wednesday when the Columbiana County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at a home south of West Point on state Route 45.

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Drug task force director sees heroin increase in county

Heroin is killing this county. That was the message shared with the public at the Community Resource Center Friday by Brian McLaughlin, county Drug Task Force (DTF) director, who offered a look at the various drugs being used in the area. Although he also discussed the dire effects of cocaine, crack cocaine and methamphetamines, McLaughlin […]

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