We are very happy that the DAMMADD program is up and running in South Carolina," said Lt.
DAMMADD recently received a $50,000 grant from The Purdue Pharma Fund of Stamford Connecticut to help expand its programs into Mississippi and South Carolina.
In September 2004, a tip provided to DAMMADD website led to the arrest of a local South Carolina married couple suspected of running a drug lab in their Pelion area home.
Since its inception, DAMMADD has provided law enforcement with over 1600 tips, resulting in 54 arrests and 31 convictions in states including Georgia, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and now South Carolina.
DAMMADD is a grass-roots organization dedicated to helping fight drug dealers.
For more information about the Steiner family and DAMMADD, please visit http://www.
Since its inception, DAMMADD has provided law enforcement with over 1553 tips, resulting in 50 arrests and 31 convictions in states including Georgia, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and now South Carolina.
John Allard of Lexington County Sheriff's Department, +1-803-951-2415; or Steven Steiner of DAMMADD, +1-607-687-4151
Since founding DAMMADD following the death of his 19-year-old son from a prescription drug overdose in January 2001, Steven Steiner Sr.
This leadership grant from Purdue has not only helped DAMMADD expand our organization into more states," Mr.
Robin Hogen, Purdue's Vice President for Public Affairs said, "Purdue has funded DAMMADD at this level every year since its inception; in recognition of the unique role it plays in assisting law enforcement with tips to avert the sale of illegal drugs and the criminal diversion of prescription medicines.
DAMMADD provides a secure channel for citizens to give tips to law enforcement while remaining anonymous.