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Kathryn Redd
Former fashion executive turned activist for community engagement, education and empowerment to fight crimes and gangs; advocate for youth, innovative educators, safe schools/communities and anti-crime legislation
Former fashion executive turned activist for community engagement, education and empowerment to fight crimes and gangs; advocate for youth, innovative educators, safe schools/communities and anti-crime legislation

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Federal search warrants served in East Chicago, IN today

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LERT: Lajuan Fitzpatrick Wanted Fugitive – faces Federal charges for drug conspiracy, firearm, and drug trafficking in which an individual was murdered, Hammond, Indiana
HAMMOND – United States Attorney David Capp announced today the unsealing of an Indictment against Lajuan Fitzpatrick, 25, of Danville, IL for drug conspiracy and using a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime in which an individual was murdered.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the subject. Fitzpatrick has ties to Gary and Lake Station, Indiana along with the South Side of Chicago and Danville, IL.

Anyone with information related to the whereabouts of Lajuan Fitzpatrick are encouraged to call the ATF at 800-ATF-Guns or FBI at 219-942-4900. The subject should be considered armed and dangerous. If seen do not try to apprehend, call 911.

The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until, and unless, proven guilty in court.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

This case is the result of the investigative efforts of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, East Chicago Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Gary Police Department, Hammond Police Department, Lake County, Indiana, Sheriff’s Department and Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area officers and agents. The Latin King case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys David J. Nozick and Dean Lanter.

United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500
Hammond, Indiana 46320
Fort Wayne l Hammond l South Bend
Contact: Ryan Holmes


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Such a beautiful tribute to love - Thank you Alicia Keys!
#family #love #parents #blendedfamily

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Crime, Justice and Safety in Indiana, November 2016

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Backpage raided, CEO arrested on sex-trafficking charges #crime

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The City of East Liverpool, Ohio posted shocking photos of parents overdosed on heroin in a car with a 4 year old child in the back seat yesterday on their Facebook page.

City of East Liverpool, Ohio added 4 new photos. - 22 hrs ·
Warning Graphic Content!
The city Police department recently responded to a call of an incapacitated driver, attached are photos from the scene along with the actual police report. The city administration works hand in hand with our men in blue to combat this epidemic and together with the law director we have made the decision to release the attached.
We feel it necessary to show the other side of this horrible drug. We feel we need to be a voice for the children caught up in this horrible mess. This child can't speak for himself but we are hopeful his story can convince another user to think twice about injecting this poison while having a child in their custody.
We are well aware that some may be offended by these images and for that we are truly sorry, but it is time that the non drug using public sees what we are now dealing with on a daily basis. The poison known as heroin has taken a strong grip on many communities not just ours, the difference is we are willing to fight this problem until it's gone and if that means we offend a few people along the way we are prepared to deal with that.

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Heroin Epidemic's New Terror: Carfentanil

Public Safety Warning on Heroin, Carfentanil and Counterfeit Fentanyl

Sampling of articles on the impact and spread of mass overdoses and deaths in the US during the last month from August 10 – September 7, 2016:

• Heroin mixed with Carfentanil and
• Heroin Mixed with Carfentanil and Counterfeit Fentanyl
• Heroin Mixed with Counterfeit Fentanyl

9/7/16: Hamilton County leaders to seek help from local judge in stemming heroin epidemic
Judge grants immunity in heroin battle, Cincinnati, Ohio

9/7/16: GOP senators unveil 'next big opioid bill' which aims to restrict two powerful synthetic opioids, fentanyl and carfentanil, from entering U.S. borders

9/7/16: Was region 'test site' for deadly synthetic heroin? Ohio

9/7/16: Ross County officials: 15 overdoses in six days, Southern Ohio

9/6/16: DEA: Deadly drug plaguing Ohio could hit Kansas City next; Animal tranquilizer puts hundreds in hospital

9/6/16: Drug task force head urges Ohio emergency declaration

9/6/16: Tampa Bay area deputies warn about drug with ‘incredible potency’, Florida

9/6/16: Labs: Heroin found in Ohio was mixed with elephant sedative

9/6/16: Coroner fears dealers use Cincinnati area as 'test tube'

9/6/16: GBI warns of dangerous drug 'Carfentanil', Georgia

9/6/16: Coroner: Heroin laced with elephant sedative to blame for eight deaths

9/5/16: Drug Linked to Ohio Overdoses Can Kill in Doses Smaller than a Snowflake

9/4/16: 4 Hours in Huntington: How the Heroin Epidemic Choked a City, West Virginia

9/2/16: Carfentanil: ‘Elephant’ heroin stampeding toward Pennsylvania

9/1/16: Pennsylvania Residents and First Responders warned of potentially lethal Heroin Laced with animal sedative

9/1/16: Doctor: 'Elephant Heroin' hits central Kentucky, 10,000 times stronger than morphine, Lexington, Kentucky

9/1/16: Suburban officials responding to record number of overdoses, Akron, Ohio

8/29/16: ‘This is unprecedented’: 174 heroin overdoses in 6 days in Cincinnati

8/26/16 Comment posted on TCPSN FB with link to the article below:
As of 8/25/2016:
Heroin with Carfentanil hits the streets in 4 states: Cincinnati, Ohio (90 OD in 2 days); Jennings Co. Indiana (12 OD in 1 day), Pennsylvania (30 OD in 1 day); Huntington, West Virginia (30 OD in 1 day). The OD numbers are expected to increase as medical facilities consolidate their data. There is no doubt the number of states impacted by Carfentanil tainted Heroin will skyrocket.
In July: Akron, Ohio (236 OD in 3 weeks); Columbus, Ohio (10 OD in 1 day)

8/26/16: 174 Heroin Overdoses in Six Days in Cincinnati; Officials say they face a public-health emergency, and believe a batch of the opioid may be tainted with an elephant tranquilizer

8/26/16: 'Elephant Tranquilizer' heroin may have arrived in central Alabama; Carfentanil 10,000 times as potent as morphine, Alabama

8/25/16: Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer hits the streets

8/25/16: Possible combination of fentanyl and Carfentanil lead to many overdose incidences in Indiana and Ohio

8/24/16: Heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer linked to overdoses in Southern Indiana

8/24/16: At least 21 overdoses reported Tuesday night in Jackson and Jennings Counties, Indiana

8/24/16: Supercharged heroin puts Indy on alert, Indiana

8/22/16: OD threat rises as antidote fails to work first time, Hamilton County, Ohio

8/19/16: A drug 10,000 times more powerful than morphine is making its way across Pennsylvania

8/18/16 Comment posted on TCPSN FB with the link to the article below:
New drug Carfentanil is 25,000 times stronger than heroin, 10,000 times stronger than morphine and might be resistant to Narcan is causing an overdose crisis in Ohio.
• "The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner is issuing a public health warning for northeast Ohio because of a drug more dangerous than heroin."
• "Officials say just one grain of this stuff, which is the size of a piece of salt, could kill a person."
• "In July in Summit County, 25 people overdosed on heroin that was mixed with Carfentanil in a three-day span. Four died."
• Has been imported from China

8/18/16: This new drug is 10,000 times stronger than morphine (and might be resistant to Narcan)

8/12/16: Heroin's deadlier cousin: A few grains of Carfentanil can kill

8/11/16: 'Sinister' elephant tranquilizer making rounds in Ohio, expected to close in on Western Pennsylvania

8/10/16: Luzerne County District Attorney warns of new deadly drug causing overdoses in Pennsylvania

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Chicago surpasses 500th homicide in 2016 climbing to a 20 year high #guncrime   #midwest  

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Love, humanity, understanding, compassion, respect, peace!
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