On December 23rd 2014 RCMP issued complaint findings to GPDOTS director Trine Lise Good regarding the complaint she filed after her sons death investigation was closed with no charges laid and minimal investigation done. Previous to the complaint being filed Mrs Good had never been interviewed for an official statement in person by the RCMP… Continue reading RCMP complaint findings regarding Ryan Good’s death grossly inadequate
In the interview above you will hear Kevin Lynch explain to CBC Radio how the Nova Scotia RX Monitoring Program is referring cases to law enforcement , and getting their medical consultant to review prescribing trends that exceed recommended thresholds. Below are the statistics of how many times a year this is actually being done… Continue reading Prescription Monitoring Is Not The Silver Bullet
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Kyle Fredericks was charged with trafficking ecstasy in 2008 . That charged was lessened to possession and he was put on probation. In 2012 he is charged with criminal negligence causing death and trafficking hydromorphone. He shows up to court 4 times with no lawyer pushing the plea date ahead. After finally submitting a plea… Continue reading Kyle Fredericks Escapes Custody AGAIN
A Bridgewater man who had a young man fatally overdose in his apartment and then lost his girlfriend to drugs has been charged with trafficking a prescription medication. Kevin Leroy Wheaton, 47, is due to appear in Bridgewater provincial court on Nov. 7. The charge came after a 10-month investigation by Bridgewater Police Service with help… Continue reading Bridgewater man charged with prescription drug trafficking – Chronicle Herald
Kings District R.C.M.P. are looking for a Kings County Man on a warrant of arrest for failure to comply with conditions on an undertaking for a release from custody and for escaping lawful custody. Kyle Fredericks, 21 years old , currently of no fixed address, is scheduled for trial in January 2013 for trafficking and criminal… Continue reading Kings District R.C.M.P. are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted Kings County Man. July 31, 2012.
Today in the Herald the new President of Doctors Nova Scotia John Finley answered a question about prescription drug abuse. Q: What are your thoughts on what appears to be the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Are we doing enough to address this problem, and if not, what more could we do? A: As… Continue reading Doctors Keep Deflecting Responsibility In RX Drug Abuse Epidemic
By Nancy Kelly Transcontinental Media A grieving father brought his pain and fears about an epidemic of prescription drug abuse to the June 21 meeting of Kings County’s Police Services Advisory Board in Kingston. Jim MacDonald’s 19 year-old daughter Katanna MacDonald died June 20 in Valley Regional Hospital after an apparent accidental overdose… Continue reading Father Fears Prescription Drug Epidemic After Teen Dies Of Overdose