OxyContin

Our View: Prescription drug crimes should be sign to take notice

Drug stores and supermarkets usually aren’t on the radar for would-be robbers, but when the prize is small, potent and easy to sell, they become targets. Recent robberies of loc ...

Parents, media fan flames of drug crimes

I was appalled at yet another way kids are finding ways to get stoned — right from their own home (“OxyContin,” Journal, March 1). It is about time there is an investigation ...

Local arrests put focus on increasing problem of abuse and theft of controlled narcotic OxyContin

With a street value ranging from $15 to $40 a tablet, it’s no wonder thefts of the controlled substance OxyContin are on the rise. Placer County Undersheriff Devon Bell said that ...

Man attempts to steal drugs from Auburn store

Auburn Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the Longs Drugs in Auburn of the drug OxyContin Friday afternoon. The suspect was described by witnesses as a white male ...