Killer of 'American Sniper' Routh had marijuana, cocktail of other drugs in his system during shooting
Eddie Ray Routh, the accused killer of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, was under the influence of a cocktail of drugs including prescription pain killers, anti-depressants, alcohol, and was said to have smoked marijuana prior to killing Kyle and Chad Littlefield. The former marine’s trial is now underway and the prosecutor,
Prosecutors in Texas are seeking the death penalty for a man who shot and killed an officer during an early morning no-knock drug raid which turned up no drugs.
Texas school to implement drug testing even as budgets tighten and district admits it has no drug problem
Fort Stockton ISD is reportedly planning to implement a drug testing policy for the 2014-15 school year for anyone involved in extracurricular activities. Located along IH-10 in west Texas, the seat of Pecos County has just over 8,000 residents and like many other school districts, it’s battling a tight budget.
A Burleson County sheriff’s deputy leading a dawn, no-knock drug raid was shot and killed by the homeowner last Thursday. Sgt. Adam Sowders becomes the 40th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year. Although Sowders was killed early last Thursday morning, we delayed
Texas A&M linebacker Darian Claiborne has been arrested after stashing marijuana and prescription pills in a giant Hershey’s Kiss ornament inside of a friend’s car. The 19-year-old football standout was riding in the passenger seat of a friend’s vehicle when they were pulled over for not having front plates. A
A young boy in Texas recently got a hold of a gun and shot himself in the head while his babysitter slept. News outlets have been jumping on the story, seizing on a report from the police which claims that she was high on pot when it happened. This of
A married couple in Anna, Texas have been arrested on charges of growing and selling marijuana out of their somewhat upscale home. The news coverage of the situation is full of fear mongering and includes a punny quote from the police who stated “it was very advanced,” and “we have
Police found dead dogs and marijuana at a Central Texas home in McGregor after neighbors called in to report a foul odor coming from the home. Normally I would write this up as a brief news report, but it was too heart breaking and it would give people the perception
The fall 2013 school year started out fantastic for the University of North Texas chapter of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. The chapter’s first two meetings drew in the largest crowds the organization has seen to date.
Shelby County authorities have found a 100 acre field of marijuana plants which they estimate to be worth about $1 million dollars. Since the discovery on Monday, officers have been busy pulling up the plants and filling trailers as they prepare to burn them. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office initially
According to the newly released 2012 FBI crime statistics, we as a nation are dedicating a bulk of our law enforcement resources to arresting people for simple possession of drugs, with most of the arrests being marijuana related.
A pair of now ex-Baylor students who were arrested earlier this year have been indicted by a grand jury for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver Psilocin, the hallucinogenic compound in mushrooms.
Executing a search warrant, Harrison County Sheriff’s deputies seized drugs, guns and stolen property from what they’re calling an east Texas drug ring.