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Cop talk: Prescription drug abuse is serious problem

May 31, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

What kinds of prescription drugs are being abused and what should I look out for?
Prescription drug abuse can be broken down into three primary categories.
The first category is opioids. Opioids are generally prescribed as a pain killer and include the common prescriptions such as oxycodone, oxycontin, hydrocodone, vicodin, percocet, morphine, codeine and fentanyl. Continue Reading

Cop Talk: Am I being scammed?

November 4, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

I hear a lot about people being scammed out of money. How do I know if something is a scam? Continue Reading