8/30/2016
Courts

Marlen Sauceda, 26, of Fairmont was convicted of third-degree driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours; fined $810, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served 13 days, serve with home detention/electronic monitoring if eligible, two years supervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, attend MADD impact panel, no misdemeanor or greater violations of the law, pay restitution, follow all state and federal criminal laws, report to agent as directed, advise agent prior to changing employment and/or residence, cooperate and be truthful with agent in all matters, notify agent if arrested and/or issued a summons, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, don't use or possess ... (more) [...]

8/29/2016
Northern Maine town backs off welfare recipient drug tests

The town manager in a northern Maine community says he is backing off a proposal to drug test welfare recipients. Madawaska Town Manager Ryan Pelletier said earlier this summer that such new rules could apply to the town's use of state General Assistance money. [...]

8/29/2016
BJMP wants drug test for all inmates

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology said it will subject all inmates under its wing to drug tests to once and for all weed out prison personnel and their cohorts involved in illegal drug transactions inside the country's jail facilities. BJMP chief Jail Director Serafin Barreto confirmed Monday that the surprise and mandatory drug tests will be conducted on sentenced inmates or prisoners under litigation. [...]

8/29/2016
Russian Doping Whistleblowers Fear for Their Lives After Cyber Attack

The couple was tense when we met in a nondescript hotel room somewhere in the United States. We were asked not to reveal the exact location of the rare interview and only learned it ourselves at the last minute. [...]

8/29/2016
AFL 2016: AFL investigates GWS Giants over drugs allegations

West Coast on fire ahead of finals, Joe Daniher will be a superstar, Swans win minor flag with Buddy in career best form, Stevie J is recruit of the year and Hawthorn again pull a Houdini act to finish third on the ladder. Former number one draft pick Lachie Whitfield has been investigated for deliberately hiding from drug testers with the help of two former Greater Western Sydney football officials. [...]

8/29/2016
Star Magic talents test negative on illegal drugs

In a statement released by ABS-CBN's talent arm on Sunday, August 29, it said that 40 of their stars participated in the random drug testing initiated by the management firm. "Star Magic has just conducted a supervised and voluntary drug test for 40 of its artists to belay rumors of drug use in its community." [...]

8/29/2016
Canelo, Smith No Longer VADA Testing - No Cause For Concern

The September 17 super welterweight title fight between unbeaten defending beltholder Liam Smith and former two-division champ Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez will no longer carry VADA random drug testing. Both boxers agreed to such testing prior to signing on for their HBO Pay-Per-View headliner, which takes place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. [...]

8/27/2016
Man uses tube full of warm Mountain Dew to fake court-mandated drug test

A man caught trying to provide a fraudulent urine sample for a circuit court-mandated drug test identified himself as "Dumb Ass" when the arresting deputy asked him his first name, according to a Bay County Sheriff's Office report. [...]

8/27/2016
Tree surgeon escapes drive ban after positive drug test in car

A TREE surgeon escaped a driving ban despite being in charge of a car while under the influence of cocaine and cannabis after a magistrate told him he could not cycle to work. Matthew Haines, aged 25, of Lenchwick, near Evesham, admitted being in charge of a car while above the limit for the breakdown substances of both cocaine and cannabis when he appeared before magistrates in Worcester on Thursday. [...]

8/27/2016
Rangers P Jeffress Booked into Dallas County Jail

The 28-year-old Jeffress was booked into the jail at 5:13 a.m. Details about charge have not yet been released. The Rangers released a statement saying they "are aware of the situation involving Jeremy Jeffress that took place early this morning" and are "in the process of the gathering information." [...]

8/26/2016
Criminal's Court Judge Bails Out Batts

Crossdressing in the courtroom. Confused Judge James Hunter self-identified as the Defense Attorney for Timothy Batts yesterday afternoon by discarding his robe and donning a shark skin suit. [...]

8/26/2016
Michigan's Welfare Drug Testing Trial Results are Surprising [OPINION]

Michigan's decision to drug test welfare applicants was met with both cheers and jeers from residents, with opinions falling mostly along party lines. Now that we have some preliminary results of the pilot program, I think it's safe to say that both sides are surprised at the outcome. [...]

8/26/2016
Former OV employee loses appeal

A former Town of Ocean View employee recently lost an appeal to the Delaware Superior Court after the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board found she was disqualified for unemployment benefits. Melanie Breech, who served as the Town's receptionist from October of 2003 to May of 2015, was deemed to have been terminated from her position with just cause following testing positive for marijuana, which was in violation of the Town's Personnel Policy. [...]

8/26/2016
Big Freedia gets three years probation for housing voucher case

New Orleans bounce artist and reality TV star Big Freedia got closure in a months-long housing voucher case in which the performer admitted using nearly $35,000 in Section 8 funds. Freedia avoided jail time but must serve three years on probation - including submitting to regular drug testing and performing 100 hours of community service - and to pay full restitution. [...]

8/26/2016
Sheriff: Man out on bail in fatal hit-and-run caught with fake urine for drug test

The man accused of a fatal hit-and-run crash in the town of Oregon Aug. 5 is back in custody after admitted to using drugs while out on bail, according to a release. Kevin Meister, 35, was charged with hit-and-run resulting in death, second-degree reckless homicide and possession of drug paraphernalia. [...]