Saturday, April 27, 2013
The following cases were reported by Creve Coeur Police between April 14-20.
April 19 Police say a person was arrested for attempting to obtain a controlled substance from CVS Pharmacy. April 18 April 17 April 16 Three feet of copper tubing from a sprinkler system from 11630 Studt Ave. April 15 April 14 A satellite TV receiver was stolen from a vehicle parked at Applebees.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Police said the man phoned in prescriptions to area pharmacies at least 13 times from August 2010 through June 2011.
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- Joe Scott
Saturday, October 6, 2012
A Manchester man faces criminal charges after Creve Coeur Police said he used a physician’s DEA number to call in hydrocodone prescriptions for himself at area pharmacies. Douglas E. Nix, 30, of the 400 block of Chamberlin Drive in Manchester, was charged Wednesday with 13 counts of fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance. Police said Nix used the DEA number of a Creve Coeur-based physician to phone in prescriptions for hydrocodone at least 13 times from Aug. 9, 2010 through June 16, 2011. Nix wasn’t the doctor’s patient and was not prescribed hydrocodone, according to the police report. Bail for Nix was set at $65,000. For more crime information on Creve Coeur Patch, see the following articles:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Residents can drop off old or unwanted prescription drugs Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Law enforcement agencies around the country and here in Creve Coeur are offering to help with spring-cleaning this weekend. Saturday, Creve Coeur Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are hosting a prescription drug take-back day. Click here to search drop-off locations nationwide Anyone wishing to dispose of old or unwanted prescription medication can drop it off in the rear parking lot at the Creve Coeur Government Center between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. St. Louis County Police will also have sites available, and said this day is especially helpful for the elderly, who can correctly dispose of their medication instead of throwing it in the trash. “It lessens the risk or chance of somebody getting in there and taking it, …
Friday, June 24, 2011
St. Louis County Police and drug treatment professionals were in Maryland Heights to talk about heroin's dangers Thursday night.
St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch once talked with a young woman arrested for buying heroin. She was from Ballwin, and told Finch she got hooked because she was battling depression. The first time she tried it, according to Fitch, she got a high that she hasn’t been able to achieve since. According to a heroin addiction website, one of the drug's most insidious qualities is that is sends the addict on a quest to repeat that first high, usually a fruitless journey. Heroin addiction isn’t a light switch you can turn off and on, Fitch told a crowded audience at Pattonville High School Thursday night. Fitch was part of a public forum about heroin use among teens. The forum featured St. Louis County Police, the National Council on …