Three men here in Ohio are facing federal charges for possession of drugs. The FBI raided a regular neighborhood hangout and allegedly seized drugs and more than $10,000 in cash from two homes connected with the case. All three of the men suspected by the authorities to be involved have been charged with federal drug crimes and may face a prison sentence ranging from 10 years to life if they are convicted.
A corrections officer with Ohio's state prison system was put behind bars himself after an investigation by a special unit of the Ohio State Highway Patrol that looks in to crimes that happen within some of the state's prisons.
Many people make money on various investments. In the vast majority of cases, this is an ordinary thing to do. Sometimes, investments work out, and at other times, they do not yield the profit expected and may even be a total wash.
A lawsuit in federal court accuses a local Ohio court, along with the judge of that court and an Ohio city near Cincinnati, of violating the constitutional rights of several defendants.
The world of dangerous drug use, such as opioids and methamphetamines, is ensnaring more individuals in Ohio and across the country. Opioid use, including prescription drugs and heroin, has been epidemic, and few families are untouched by the tragedies that often accompany the opioid addiction of a loved one. Overdoses of meth and other psychostimulants are on the rise.
Especially in the wake of the reported opioid epidemic, law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the Cincinnati area are eager to pursue those whom they suspect are involved in the unauthorized use or distribution of prescription drugs.