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Heroin claims 3 lives in Topton; public meeting planned to address growing

WFMZ Allentown: Brandywine Heights Area School District is also planning to host a public meeting to educate community members on the dangers of heroin and what warning signs parents and grandparents should be looking out for. "I think it is a good idea. A lot of ...
Boston Health Officials Address Public Bathroom Heroin Overdoses

- 6 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Slow breathing, blue lips and unresponsiveness are all signs of a heroin overdose.

Delaware County authorities issue warning about heroin disguised as Oxycodone

- 11 hours ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: District Attorney Jack Whelan, Delaware County Council and members of the Delaware County Heroin Task Force have issued a warning regarding heroin tablets disguised to resemble Oxycodone.

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12 SUNY colleges will get heroin antidote

Poughkeepsie Journal: ALBANY -- In an effort to reduce heroin overdose cases, 12 state colleges will get naloxone kits, the potent heroin antidote. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is making the announcement Wednesday at SUNY Purchase in Westchester County.

Cleveland woman sentenced to 18 months in prison for fatal heroin deal

Broomfield was a recovering heroin addict who had been clean but had faltered, his family said. In need of heroin, Broomfield reached out to Blake, whom he knew through mutual friends, according to authorities and testimony. Blake said she has been ...

Delaware County authorities issue warning about heroin disguised as Oxycodone

District Attorney Jack Whelan, Delaware County Council and members of the Delaware County Heroin Task Force have issued a warning regarding heroin tablets disguised to resemble Oxycodone.

Two charged with heroin possession in Manteo

wtkr.com: On August 15, 2014, the Dare County Narcotics Task Force was continuing an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of Heroin in Dare County. A traffic stop related to the investigation was conducted in Manteo, and a quantity of heroin was ...

Heroin overdose antidote passed out in Greater Cleveland Drug Court program

Mays cited Northeast Ohio's heroin epidemic, and the drug court's own struggle with drugs, as the impetus for the program. In June, she said, a defendant in drug court overdosed just before he started the program "because he thought he could get high ...

Forced prostitution, heroin distribution alleged in Shelby County arrest

AL.com: SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- A Birmingham man is behind bars in Shelby County on charges that he required a woman to prostitute herself and had heroin for distribution, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Kelandus Tarvares Consenta, 39, faces ...

Heroin dealer sent to prison for new drug deal, probation violations

A Norwalk man with an earlier drug-dealing conviction was sentenced to one year in prison Tuesday for a similar crime and violating his probation multiple times.

WPD wants help fighting heroin

WWAY NewsChannel 3: WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)-- The police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's an issue ...

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Traffic stop nets heroin charges

The News Journal: A Dover man was arrested with 133 bags of heroin during a traffic stop Monday afternoon, police said Tuesday. Dover's Safe Streets Officers stopped a black Jeep Cherokee in the area of North State Street and Lepore Road for a moving violation and the ...

OSHP seizes $136000 of heroin in Findlay

WKBN.com: FINDLAY – A Detroit man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 2 pounds of heroin, worth approximately $136,000 following a traffic stop in Hancock County early Sunday, according to a press release. Troopers ...

Traffic stop turns up heroin

A traffic stop that netted more than 2 pounds of heroin landed a Fort Wayne man in jail Thursday evening.

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Five arrested and $2 million worth of heroin seized in Richmond raids

The Age: Five people have been arrested and more than two million dollars worth of heroin seized following police raids in Melbourne. Police executed search warrants at three homes in Richmond about noon on Monday as part of a three-week operation into drug ...

Recovering heroin addict now helps others

It wasn't relief that her mother had come home unexpectedly and summoned help for the daughter who was turning purple on her bathroom floor with $10 worth of heroin next to her. Nor was it gratitude that her father had been there to hold her as she ...

Arabi hit-and-run case turns into heroin seizure

What began as a hit-and-run case Tuesday evening in Arabi turned into a seizure of $16,000 worth of heroin along with $9,400 in cash and other drugs, according to the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office. Michael Adams, 40, and Britt Lavigne, 41, who ...

Five Vic arrests and $2m heroin seized

Police officers have seized more than $2 million worth of heroin and arrested five people following raids on Melbourne properties.

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Plainfield man faces 11-year prison term; 16 ounces of heroin seized

Suburban News: Rafiq Grundy, 35, pleaded guilty Friday before Superior Court Judge Joseph Donohue to charges of first-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute and second-degree possession of a firearm during the course of committing a drug offense ...

Drug busts dent illegal supply in UAE

Dubai Police seize 1.5kg of heroin, Ministry of Interior seizes narcotic pills Authorities have seized drugs in several operations, making a dent in the illicit drug supply across the country. Two drug busts by Dubai Police resulted in five Asian men from different nationalities being arrested and a total of 1.5kg of heroin seized in the last two months. Colonel Eid Thani Hareb, Director of the ...

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Heroin, handgun in taxicab at bowling alley, cops say

Greenburgh police said they stopped an Intrepid Taxi in the parking lot of White Plains Bowling, 47 Tarrytown Road. A search of Christopher Enders, 23, and Amber Curley, 22, turned up 58 grams of heroin and a loaded semi-automatic handgun, police said.

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Anti-heroin rally in Dover on Saturday

York Dispatch: A Dover Township woman who lost her son when he took pure fentanyl is holding an anti-heroin rally in Dover on Saturday. Vickie Glatfelter said she's hoping to start a conversation about heroin use in York County while also educating people on its ...

Dover anti-heroin rally aims to foster conversation about addiction

The people attending the anti-heroin rally hadn't been standing on the corners around Dover's main square for 10 minutes before they got feedback from someone driving by.

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Attorney General Kane to testify at Clarion hearing on heroin epidemic

YourErie: HARRISBURG- Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane will testify at the Center for Rural Pennsylvania's fourth and final hearing of its series, "Heroin: Combating This Growing Epidemic in Rural Pennsylvania" at Clarion University. The series has focused on ...

Parents jailed after passing out on heroin while in a car with their children

A mother and father were jailed Sunday in Jefferson Parish after authorities said they found them passed out on heroin in a car in Metairie with their two young sons. The couple, Michael Pierce, 41, and Melanie Pierce, 34, who were found near the ...

Jersey City man overdosed on heroin while watching his young children: police

A Jersey City man is accused of overdosing on heroin while taking care of his two young children, according to a police report. Ricardo Vargas, 42, of Bowers Street, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. On Aug. 9, police and Jersey City ...

Authorities say Denham Springs couple overdosed on heroin with kids in back seat

Authorities reported a man and woman found passed out in a car in Metairie due to overdosing on heroin, with their two young children in the back seat, are from Livingston Parish.

Grandmother got hooked on heroin

Cynthia Scudo is a portrait of an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18 who survived an extraordinary journey lasting a decade: She became addicted to prescription painkillers and then to heroin.

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