Articles Tagged With ‘prescription drugs’

Former SLO County cop evades jail in grand theft case

A former officer with the Grover Beach and Atascadero police departments admitted that he used his security position to steal from residents of a Thousand Oaks retirement community, but the former policeman will not do any jail time as punishment... (Continue reading)

Do social services agencies promote drugging children?

Amid demands for foster care reform, the Bay Area News Group has been documenting the alarming use of medications allegedly used to control foster children through sedation. Bay area reporters interviewed 175 people, including dozens of current and former foster... (Continue reading)

Man gets 15 years to life for causing fatal crash near Paso Robles

A Bakersfield man received a prison sentence of 15 years to life for causing a fatal accident at a North County construction site while under the influence of prescription drugs. [Tribune] On Nov. 7, 2012, Jerad Cross, 32, was driving... (Continue reading)

Former Poly football player shot in SLO drug deal gone wrong

Former Cal Poly football player Geoffrey Hyde suffered a gunshot wound to the back last week after an alleged botched drug deal at a house near campus. [KCOY] Hyde, 22, survived and received treatment at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center.... (Continue reading)