NIE ROCKS! What are the synthetic drugs in our area?
There has been a lot of talk about synthetic drug use in our area recently. Two teen-aged males died apparently from overdosing on synthetic drugs in the month of June. These were two separate cases.
... Posted on 6/28/12 at 2:24 PM
Tonight, family and friends gathered to remember a Grand Forks teen who overdosed on synthetic drugs, exactly one year ago today. Christian Bjerk's parents organized the memorial service as they continue to spread a message to put an end to use of the dangerous hallucinogens.
Debra Bjerk is speaking out about her son's synthetic drug overdose. Debra's son Christian Bjerk is just one local teen who died after taking synthetic drugs in Grand Forks, and today the state pharmacy board made a unanimous vote to add more of those drugs on a black list.
Facing four federal charges carrying life-in-prison penalties, Andrew Spofford, in a deal with prosecutors, pleaded guilty here today to providing the man-made hallucinogens that killed two teenagers in Grand Forks in June and sent a third boy to the hospital in critical condition.
The East Grand Forks man who admitted in court to giving a friend a fatal dose of synthetic drugs was beaten up by a fellow inmate two weeks later in the Grand Forks County jail for talking with authorities, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
Adam Budge of East Grand Forks appeared ready to break into sobs as he admitted in federal court in Fargo Wednesday that he stole a lethal hallucinogen from a friend and mixed it with chocolate, then gave it to 17-year-old Eljiah Stai.
Four UND students pleaded not guilty yesterday in federal court to conspiracy charges related to the expanding synthetic drug case that prosecutors say involved the deaths of two young men in Grand Forks.
FARGO — Wesley Sweeney, the Manvel, N.D., man charged with giving two synthetic drugs to a Grand Forks man who died from an apparent overdose, pleaded guilty today Friday in federal court here to a drug conspiracy count.
ST. PAUL - A federal bill banning synthetic substances that mimic traditional illegal drugs is now law.
President Barack Obama on Monday signed a food and drug safety bill into law; it contains provisions outlawing synthetic drugs such 2C-E and “spice.”
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