drugs http://wwno.org en Metairie man linked to fatal overdose gets prison http://wwno.org/post/metairie-man-linked-fatal-overdose-gets-prison <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A Metairie man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for drug convictions stemming from a 21-year-old man's fatal heroin overdose in 2008.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Matthew Olvany was the source of the heroin that Zachary James Mosier ingested on the day he died.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:57:56 +0000 The Associated Press 20459 at http://wwno.org Mandeville police to collect prescription drugs http://wwno.org/post/mandeville-police-collect-prescription-drugs <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Mandeville Police Department will collect unwanted and unused prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Sept. 29.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports&nbsp;drugs can be turned in at police headquarters, 1876 U.S. Highway 190, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:02:53 +0000 The Associated Press 20191 at http://wwno.org 'Billy the Exterminator' faces drug charges http://wwno.org/post/billy-exterminator-faces-drug-charges <p>Authorities say William &quot;Billy&quot; Bretherton, star of the A&amp;E reality TV show &quot;Billy the Exterminator,&quot; has been arrested in Bossier City, La., on drug possession charges.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">City spokesman Mark Natale says a warrant was issued last week for Bretherton and his wife, Mary, after items recovered from their hotel room tested positive for synthetic marijuana. They surrendered Friday.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:06:24 +0000 STACEY PLAISANCE | The Associated Press 12918 at http://wwno.org