KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – A pair of search warrants led to thousands of marijuana plants at grow sites in rural Klamath County. On June 15, the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office searched a property on Plateau Drive northwest of Sprague River. ...

(CNN) New provisional data from the CDC shows that drug overdose deaths are hovering at near-record levels. Those deaths are only slightly less than the record levels reached during the pandemic. According to the new data, just under 110,000 people ...

SUTHERLIN, Ore. – Detectives found suspected carfentanil being trafficked into Douglas County during a traffic stop. 42-year-old Alma Adriana Fuentes of Live Oak, California was stopped on Interstate 5 near Sutherlin last Tuesday. During a search of her vehicle, an Oregon State ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Two people were arrested for possessing cocaine in Josephine County. In mid-May, the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement team arrested 22-year-old Chance Cannon Calaustro for numerous charges including unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of cocaine, and ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local drug dealer with suspected connections to numerous overdoses in Medford was arrested, police said. According to the Medford Police Department, 22-year-old Mason Jeffrey Barrette obtained drugs in the Bay Area and took them to Medford ...

Author: Pat Dooris, Jamie Parfitt PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Casting about for ways to get a handle on entrenched problems with drug use and addiction, the Canadian province of British Columbia embarked early this year on a pilot program decriminalizing ...

CATANIA, Italy (NBC) – Italian authorities pulled two tons of cocaine in floating packages out of the sea off the coast of Sicily this Monday morning. The country’s Finance Police said a surveillance plane had spotted the large floating packages ...

MEDFORD, Ore, – Providence said over the last three days they have seen a sharp increase in the number of people coming into the hospital because of Fentanyl overdoses. Friday was especially notable. Their emergency department saw 6 overdose patients within ...

Author: Katherine Cook (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it’s cracking down on illegal imports of Xylazine, a powerful animal tranquilizer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved the sedative for ...

Author: Jamie Parfitt (KGW) MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (KGW) — A McMinnville man has been charged in federal court after he allegedly supplied the drugs that resulted in seven people overdosing at a party earlier this month, one of them fatally. John ...

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