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Woman pleads guilty in DMT lab bust

A 21-year-old woman has pleaded guilty after being involved in a Dimethyltryptamine, also known as DMT, lab bust. Maura McFadian, 21, of Elyria, pleaded guilty last week to illegal manufacture/cultivation of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for manufacture of drugs, endangering children and possession of drugs.

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Krokodil drug concerns in Lorain County

The recent scares in Columbus have caused county officials to begin asking: What do we do if krokodil ends up in Lorain county? Desomorphine, more commonly known as krokodil, is an opiate drug that a gives temporary high to users. Originally, desomorphine was created in the 1930s to be an alternate to morphine. According to […]

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Medication roundup deemed success

Lorain County collected 1,585.6 pounds of drugs in correlation with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take-Back Day. Lorain County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh called the day a success, with the city of Elyria collecting the most — 283 pounds of medications, while the city of Amherst collected 158 pounds on Saturday.

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DTF hits ELO home one day, Salem home the next

The county Drug Task Force covered the county the last two days - raiding a Salem home Friday a day after one in East Liverpool. Cocaine, heroin and cash were seized from an East Third Street residence in Salem after a search warrant was executed on the premises Friday afternoon, county DTF director Lt. Brian […]

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Lorain County Drug Task Force Arrests

The Lorain County Drug Task Force recently made the following arrests: Chanell Gomez, age 26 of Lorain, was arrested on October 3rd after being indicted by the Lorain County Grand Jury. Gomez is charged with two counts of Theft of Drugs. She is alledged to have stolen two bottles of hydrocodone from a Lorain pharmacy […]

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