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January 2, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Heroin found in Fairbanks child’s toy packaging

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks police say a small bag of heroin was found in the packaging of a local child’s toy. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner  says police were called to a home on the 1200 block of McCarthy Avenue Sunday by the father of a young boy. Police say the father found a baggie containing what…

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October 10, 2013 at 9:45 AM

Man accused of injecting 4-year-old son with heroin pleads not guilty

A Redmond man accused of trying to kill his 4-year-old son by injecting him with heroin pleaded not guilty this morning in King County Superior Court. Eric Lehtinen is charged with attempted first-degree murder and is being held in jail in lieu of $3 million bail. According to prosecutors, Lehtinen, 37, injected the child on the day his divorce was supposed to…

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September 16, 2013 at 1:45 PM

Police: Driver was ‘bored’ just before fatal I-405 crash

UPDATE AT 3:17 P.M.: A judge this afternoon set bail at $1 million for Sampson. ORIGINAL POST: A 27-year-old man told police he was using methamphetamines, methadone and heroin and racing at speeds up to 150 mph because he was “bored” when he caused a fatal collision on Interstate 405 last week, according to court documents. A statement of…

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September 10, 2013 at 8:23 PM

Detectives seize 64 pounds of heroin in Tacoma drug-bust

A narcotics task force made one heck of a drug bust Monday, seizing about 64 pounds of heroin at a Tacoma home. Detectives also seized a handgun, a scale and “drug-packaging material,” along with the drugs, which had an estimated street value of more than $500,000, according to a Kitsap sheriff’s news release. Three suspects were booked…

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April 4, 2012 at 9:41 PM

“Hot” heroin takes 7 lives in 5 days in Cowlitz County

Associated Press LONGVIEW — The Cowlitz County coroner says super-pure heroin is blamed for the deaths of seven people in the county in five days. Coroner Tim Davidson told the Daily News on Wednesday that, in his words, “They’re dying with the syringe still in their hands.” The victims include a man who died in a grocery-store…

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