Archive for November, 2010

  • Crimes Involving Vicodin, Heroin, Meth and Alcohol

    Jeep Owner Arrested for Heroin Crimes

    A search by Oregon authorities of a 1998 Jeep Cherokee that was located at a residence in Coos Bay uncovered heroin and other narcotics. South Coast Interagency Narcotics Team agents found heroin, packaging material, drug paraphernalia, scales, suspected hashish and 15 assorted pills initially identified as Vicodin, methadone, Suboxone and OxyContin. The Jeep belonged to twenty-five-year-old Mitchell T. Summers and was seized because it was used in a crime. Summers was charged with two counts of possession of opiates, two counts of delivery of opiates, unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful delivery of heroin and unlawful manufacture of heroin.

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The Pain of Addiction

Vicodin addiction often starts innocently enough. Most people start taking Vicodin or other pain medications after surgery or an injury. But then they can’t stop. They need more to get the same pain relief. They start doctor shopping to get more pills. And the cycle continues until it takes over their lives.