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Morning Roundup: Sept. 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Chinese restaurant sold opium-laced noodles, woman busted for DUI pretends to be dead sister, and man buys school board votes with cocaine. MORE  

Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

By McCarton Ackerman

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years. MORE  

U.S. to Reduce Prison Sentences for Tens of Thousands of Drug Offenders

By John Lavitt

The obscure U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a decision that could trigger a sea change in how we deal with drug offenders. MORE  

Two Synthetic Pot Dealers Face Life in Prison

By Paul Gaita

Two Orange County men face serious consequences for producing and distributing synthetic drugs. MORE  

California Senate Reduces Penalties For Crack Cocaine Sales

By Edmund Newton

The approved measure equalizes sentences for crack and powder cocaine. MORE  

Heroin Dealer Fails Drug Court Program, Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

By McCarton Ackerman

New York native Stefano DeMicheli repeatedly failed drug tests and missed counseling sessions until finally getting caught up in a federal drug probe. MORE  

Addict Hans Rausing Hid His Wife's Body

By McCarton Ackerman

The billionaire Tetra Pak heir is convicted in London of preventing the lawful burial of his wife and fellow-addict, Eva. MORE  

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