drugs

Police arrest 3, seize $48K worth of heroin

Group allegedly used bus transit system, vehicle to transport drugs through area

Janesville police estimate that they seized more than 1,200 individual doses of heroin worth more than $48,000 during three drug arrests last week, according to a release.

Men accused of hosting sex party with minors

17-year-old describes August incident in hotel room

Four men are facing charges related to what a 17-year-old describes as party involving sex, drugs, alcohol and minors in a Madison hotel room.

Police look for man who crashes vehicle, flees on foot

27-year-old also wanted on several warrants, officials say

A man who fled police at a high rate of speed and then ran away on foot after crashing his vehicle is still wanted by the Janesville Police Department, according to a release.

Bristol disturbance was fight over drug debt

Deputies: Gun escalated confrontation

An incident outside a strip club Tuesday morning was a fight over a drug debt that escalated when one of the men took out a gun, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Woman hides drugs inside her body

Woman faces several drug charges

La Crosse police arrested a 25-year-old woman on several drug charges after she revealed she was hiding several types of drugs in her body.

Changes go in effect for filling prescriptions for painkillers

New rule says patients need paper prescription for each refill

Under new Drug Enforcement Agency rules, every time a patient refills a painkiller prescription containing hydrocodone, like Vicodin, they will have to go back to their doctor to get a written prescription.

Suspected meth manufacturer flees police on ATV

Sauk County deputies look for man facing drug charges

Sauk County sheriff's deputies are looking for a La Valle man who fled from officers on an ATV during a drug investigation Friday, officials said.

Janesville police fight war on drugs with neighborhood plan

Police ask citizens to be diligent in calling in issues, concerns

Police in Janesville are trying to fight drug issues in the area after several complaints from community members this summer. In a new approach to fight the war on drugs the Janesville Police Department has put together an eight-step plan to help make residents feel secure.

Changing the conversation about heroin

Heroin's got a stranglehold on Dane County, as it does on much of the rest of the country. There's no more denying that we've got an epidemic on our hands. Now, what's the solution?

Heroin's got a stranglehold on Dane County, as it does on much of the rest of the country. There's no more denying that we've got an epidemic on our hands. Now, what's the solution?