March 17, 2010

Arrest linked to Corey Haim death

Posted: 03:13 PM ET

An arrest has been made in connection with the investigation of actor Corey Haim's death, a spokesman for California's attorney general said Wednesday.

Attorney General Jerry Brown is not revealing details of the arrest, his office said, but it comes soon after he revealed that pharmacy records show the actor got thousands of dangerous pills from dozens of doctors in the past year.

Brown also said last week that Haim's death was linked to an "illegal and massive prescription-drug ring."

Although the actor's family said Haim had reduced his drug use to near zero, Brown said Friday on HLN's "Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell" that he didn't see "any 'zero' pill consumption."

"If he took all the pills that our records show he was prescribed over the last year and three months, he took very damaging assaults on his body," Brown said.


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Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 4:09 pm ET

Pumpkin Head Jerry Brown is just appealing to the million's of vote's he could garner in his election effort's to become Governor, once again.

He is a purveyor of the electorate and will prostitute himself in the position, as Attorney General, just to get the FREE campaign advertisement at the expense of someone who is deceased.

Don't for a minute think that Jerry Brown is seeking to bring adjudication for the death of a habitual prescription drug user. Anyone who thinks so, is delusional, drug's or not.

MourningMJ   March 17th, 2010 4:38 pm ET

It's relieving to hear that an arrest was made in connection to Corey's death- Prescription medication abuse and availability has absolutely skyrocketed ten fold in just the past few years. Doctor's need to be accountable for identifying drug seeking behaviors in their patients, especially when they are known addicts. Although the article has did not comment on who was arrested- it may not have been a doctor- they are still accountable for their patients health care. What reason in the world would a doctor have to prescribe a patient 120 Vicodens or Valiums at a time? That does not make sense, nor is it ethical or even safe. Had ANY DOCTOR given Corey a full examiniation before the meds were filled (and it was stated that a doctor came to his home the day before he passed away), the doctor would have clearly heard the water in Corey's lungs (you can easily hear pneumonia through a stethascope) for crying out loud and a possible irregular heartbeat due to an enlarged heart.
Dr. Feelgoods- One on every corner? wonder what will happen if U.S. healthcare reform is passed. Doctors prescribing whatever the hell they want in mass quantities out of spite so they don't have their doors lined up with people seeking medication? Compromised care to save time and yield high patient numbers?


Justice for
Michael Jackson
Corey Haim
Anna Nicole Smith

Rest In Peace

Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 5:14 pm ET


Stop shouting and do your homework...February 8, 2010 Dr. Conrad Murray was arrested and charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, and he was freed on $75,000 bail.

While you may not think his charges are adequate, the wheels of justice have began turning.

As for your idol, Michael Jackson, for whatever reason's, he abused drug's, he is the one who hired the doctor, good or bad, to provide the drug's he requested. Let the case be adjudicated your answer's may be forthcoming, once the trial is underway.

A. Smith, Oregon   March 17th, 2010 5:17 pm ET

Its clear that young celebs have not learned the coping skills which many mature and older Americans have learned and used to survive in a sometimes bitter environment and nation. Opiates, Oxy Contin, Heroin, Morphine tend to wrap the body's senses into a cocoon of non-feeling. A brief respite for the body's senses and the mind's conscious. However the moment those pain-killers wear-off the body's senses are briefly heighten to a every higher level than before. This roller-coaster not only leads to a dependence on such drugs, it also leads the users to ever larger doses which often lead to the toxic and lethal effects on the body.

While the Republican lawmakers continue with their War against American's, we cannot expect America to become any less bitter, nor appealing in the short-run. Society must actively support mental health services and family members with strong coping skills in order to better educate America's youth on survival skills and everyday coping skills.

It is very typical in a Republican administration to gut mental health facilitys, which directly results in a flood of new prisoners into America's massive prison system. President Obama is undoubtedly working to deal with the huge lack of adequate funding to State and Community Mental health services that were gutted by Bush-Cheney to pour into the Iraq-Afghanistan war chest.

The current America's War on Drugs is a failure. The drug gangs are making Billions of dollars and expanding into police dept's, State and Federal agency's who are placed on their payroll's everyday. The Police Dept's are receiving Billions of taxpayer dollars to hire unneeded officers and machine guns to combat the drug trade. Both of these nefarious groups are largely benefiting from the failed War on Drugs. The clear losers in America's current War on Drugs are the American taxpayers.

Street corner MD's and people with money willing to buy Oxy-Contin will always exist no matter how many Billions of taxpayer dollars are wasted by the FBI, CIA, Police Dept's in America. The answer is education and moving approval of drugs back to the medical industry.

MourningMJ   March 17th, 2010 5:49 pm ET


You're very ignorant, that is obvious-
Murray was NOT arrested, he TURNED HIMSELF IN- Big difference, you should do YOUR homework and stop plugging your political beliefs in a blog about a topic you know little about. Addiction is a very convoluted disease, but I'm not surprised the first angle you went to was a political one.

Joe G. (Illinois)   March 17th, 2010 5:51 pm ET

Facts are that Satan was even found in the Garden of Eden. Point is.. People are trying to get to the bottom of things and solve the problem of drugs, etc, etc, etc ?! But come on now.. Please!! Let stop this non-sense.. You either hear the loving longsuffering cries of Jesus Christ.. Or you don’t. But.. But.. I know.. That’s way I so much love the idea of Jesus Christ being both the judge and advocate.

MzNomerNAzona   March 17th, 2010 7:08 pm ET

Huge prescription and ethical drug addiction problem in the U.S. not only the doctors should be held accountable but the manufacturers as well. After all they are the source suppliers.

Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 7:09 pm ET


Sorry, forgot I was blogging to A BRICK...

MourningMJ   March 17th, 2010 7:31 pm ET


Is THAT the best you can come up with? Really? (a brick? lol- a 5 year old can come up with something better) You are an INSTIGATOR, my 4:38 post was not directed to you, nor, did I request your empty feedback. Perhaps you would be better suited blogging to someone who cares about your obnoxious political views rather than human lives. You know NOTHING of me, nor do I care to know anything about you.

(your comeback sucked and it was of context)

Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 8:01 pm ET


I am sorry, I didn't realize you were only five year's old. I would have began my response to your blog with coochie, coochie, coo. I was close I thought you were at least seven and your momma was sitting nearby to help. Tell your momma she is doing a fine job raising a child who can spell fairly good, blog along her phone number the next time you challenge me, so I can tell her myself...

Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 8:16 pm ET


Assuming...big word for you, that you heard of a Jethro Tull album entitled 'Thick as a Brick", I idly acknowledged your affinity for music and the density of your gray matter. Momma will have to get you up a bit earlier to understand those sort of thing's..Did I tell you I was a MIchael Jackson fan? Never assume...we may both be wearing moniker's of a political party, unassumedly....

Cajazz76:24:8   March 17th, 2010 8:53 pm ET


How easy you can become inert. See, my friends upstairs act quickly when summoned.......pppppffffffffffffffttttttttttttt!!! bye bye

Jessie from Auckland, NZ   March 18th, 2010 9:51 am ET

Very sorry to hear the extent of Corey Haim's addiction to prescription drugs and he is not the first and the last.

Something needs to be done so this type of abuse can be stopped. It is getting out of control, I think. It is a very sad state of affairs all round. Heaven help us! I say.

Jessie from Auckland, NZ   March 18th, 2010 9:59 am ET

@Cajazz76:24:8 March 17th, 2010 4:09 pm ET

I think you have to give Jerry Brown credit, where credit is due, I suppose. You can say at least he is trying to do something, which is better than doing nothing. Especially in the light of what is happening regarding these prescription medicines and their ongoing abuse.

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