drugs

‘Collision Course’ sheds light on teen drug use

A group of local parents wants to get the word out about teen substance abuse on a big scale. Instead of handing out brochures or relying on their website and classroom presentati ...

Teens go from bullies to mentors

For Arturo Jimenez, moving to a new city at 13 years old was not an easy transition, as he fell deeper into a life of drugs and gangs. His family relocated from Richmond to Lincol ...

Teen tells of drug use, recovery

Isaac can pinpoint the exact gesture that may have saved his life. Two weeks after running away from home, the teenager met his older brother for lunch. Isaac “looked like d ...

Placer teens struggle with pill popping

Roseville and Granite Bay are not immune to drugs seeping into the lives of local youth. In fact, studies show that no community is immune. But these two northern California local ...

Man gets 10 years following drug bust in Roseville

A 27-year-old man who was arrested in an undercover drug bust in Roseville has been sent to state prison for 10 years after reaching a plea arrangement with Placer County prosecuto ...

Teen guilty in attempt to flee drug bust

A Sacramento County teenager was convicted of felony assault after he tried to run over a Roseville policeman in an undercover drug bust, Placer County prosecutors announced Wednes ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Six arrested on drug charges in Roseville

Roseville Police arrested six people Sunday afternoon after a traffic violation led officers to an apartment in the 500 block of Vine Way. Police seized methamphetamine, drug para ...

New wave treatment an alternative to drugs

It is good to see the community is supporting a new wave in health care and pain management. I am noticing several affordable massage therapy clinics sprouting up around the area. ...

Arrest made in pharmacy robberies

Hillbilly heroin was the swag sought by a Folsom man arrested Wednesday. Pierre Williams, 20, said he had a gun when confronting a Walgreen's pharmacist at 1051 Douglas Blvd. in ...