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(WFTV Orlando)   What opioid epidemic (slips needle back into prosthetic leg)   ( wftv.com) divider line
    More: Florida, Marion County Jail, Methadone, deputies, Drug injection, prosthetic leg, Marion County, Florida, Cocaine, William Conley  
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2017-08-26 06:31:29 AM  
Needle, hell. Have a concealed container in there, and you've got your own dispensary...
 
2017-08-26 06:43:47 AM  
Sounds more like he epidemicly stupid.
 
2017-08-26 07:02:22 AM  

Just another Heartland Weirdass: Sounds more like he epidemicly stupid.


But he looks like such an upstanding, honest man
 
2017-08-26 07:12:09 AM  
Now that he confessed he won't have a leg to stand on in court.
 
2017-08-26 07:16:39 AM  
Knows a thing or two about smuggling with a fake leg
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2017-08-26 07:27:57 AM  
WV has them beat.  (Prosthetic) hands down.  Whatever you've seen, we've had worse and weirder (except face eating, that's a FL thing).  And we just got word that this year has already surpassed the overdose totals for last year.  Local epidemiologists say 2018 will be even worse due to tightening restrictions on OxyContin.  Friend who is State Trooper says they don't even investigate overdoses unless someone dies because of manpower shortage.  Hold on it's going to be a bumpy ride...
 
2017-08-26 07:32:33 AM  

TheVirginMarty: Now that he confessed he won't have a leg to stand on in court.


Ba dum TISS
 
2017-08-26 07:46:31 AM  
Damn jail pigs harshed his mellow.

When do they shot his dog and fark his wife?
 
2017-08-26 08:05:38 AM  

doomjesse: WV has them beat.  (Prosthetic) hands down.  Whatever you've seen, we've had worse and weirder (except face eating, that's a FL thing).  And we just got word that this year has already surpassed the overdose totals for last year.  Local epidemiologists say 2018 will be even worse due to tightening restrictions on OxyContin.  Friend who is State Trooper says they don't even investigate overdoses unless someone dies because of manpower shortage.  Hold on it's going to be a bumpy ride...


Why would there be grounds to investigate if the person lived?
 
2017-08-26 08:45:57 AM  
Life imitates David Foster Wallace?

/feed the leg
 
2017-08-26 08:55:13 AM  
Where's your evidence?
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2017-08-26 08:55:38 AM  
He told the deputies he uses the syringe to inject chickens with vitamins.

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2017-08-26 09:18:02 AM  
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"Come on old man, what's in your hump?"
 
2017-08-26 10:05:29 AM  
Eileen?
 
2017-08-26 10:36:26 AM  

Cdr.Murdock: Damn jail pigs harshed his mellow.

When do they shot his dog and fark his wife?


They did that when they arrested him. SOP for cops nowadays.
 
2017-08-26 11:08:16 AM  

chitownmike: doomjesse: WV has them beat.  (Prosthetic) hands down.  Whatever you've seen, we've had worse and weirder (except face eating, that's a FL thing).  And we just got word that this year has already surpassed the overdose totals for last year.  Local epidemiologists say 2018 will be even worse due to tightening restrictions on OxyContin.  Friend who is State Trooper says they don't even investigate overdoses unless someone dies because of manpower shortage.  Hold on it's going to be a bumpy ride...

Why would there be grounds to investigate if the person lived?


Possession. Paraphernalia. Possibly child endangerment, abuse or neglect.  The list is pretty extensive.  They could use the courts to force people into treatment, but that's too progressive an idea around here.  Sigh.
 
2017-08-26 12:24:48 PM  
Interesting to hear about this whole story arc  from an coastal city perspective - the whole thing seems to have blown up out of nowhere. All you heard about was meth-meth-meth (and having to show your license because the because people in trailer parks were boiling down farking cold medicine for their buzz), then "pillbillies" in West Virginia, then BAM, suddenly half the country in on heroin?  WTF.

I still honestly don't know anyone who has been directly impacted. I don't know anyone who has talked about being indirectly impacted*. From a college educated suburbanite perspective, with almost all family, friends, and acquaintances being college educated suburbanites or urbanites, this is still, quite frankly, surreal.

*Except my brother, who is a fire/rescue dispatcher, and has calls for these all the time). Apparently it's bad down in Florida, but until this story got big in the news, I assumed these were the typical burnout-garage band types that you think of when you hear of heroin OD's.
 
2017-08-26 01:31:30 PM  

Izunbacol: Interesting to hear about this whole story arc  from an coastal city perspective - the whole thing seems to have blown up out of nowhere. All you heard about was meth-meth-meth (and having to show your license because the because people in trailer parks were boiling down farking cold medicine for their buzz), then "pillbillies" in West Virginia, then BAM, suddenly half the country in on heroin?  WTF.

I still honestly don't know anyone who has been directly impacted. I don't know anyone who has talked about being indirectly impacted*. From a college educated suburbanite perspective, with almost all family, friends, and acquaintances being college educated suburbanites or urbanites, this is still, quite frankly, surreal.

*Except my brother, who is a fire/rescue dispatcher, and has calls for these all the time). Apparently it's bad down in Florida, but until this story got big in the news, I assumed these were the typical burnout-garage band types that you think of when you hear of heroin OD's.


My twin sons have had 6 school friends die by heroin od down in Naperville,IL. Town where we used to live.
 
2017-08-26 03:22:40 PM  
So, why did the guy need heroin?

Because if he's got a prosthetic leg, he's probably been through some shiat.

And because of the DEA threatening and arresting doctors, he probably can't get the pain control drugs he actually needs to function.

So he's turned to heroin, because he has no other option.  And now, because he needs his pain controlled and the prohibitionists have stopped him, he suffers in jail.

This is, once again, the prohibitionists' fault.

/Legalize everything.
 
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