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UPDATE Nov. 16, second update: Deputies have identified a suspect arrested related to the Nov. 15 robbery of Mauriceville Family Pharmacy on Highway 12, Orange County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) Criminal Investigator Janois Strause Grizzaffi reported in a news release.

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) collected almost 366 tons of prescription medication during its most recent National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 22. Local DEA Agent Tim Duriso said in Southeast Texas, a whopping 600 pounds of prescription meds were collected.

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A former Orange Police Department officer who resigned subsequent to being charged with narcotics theft in 2013 was arrested again May 29 after stumbling into a residence, not his own, apparently intoxicated, reports Vidor Police Department Officer Eric Meineke. 

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Police in Orange arrested one woman after finding numerous prescription pills illegally in her possession while on the scene at an auto accident she caused, police reported.

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