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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 ...
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Heroin speaks but community speaks louder

Heroin speaks, with a voice so loud that it can drown out all others, so it's necessary to speak up and speak truth to heroin.

Six people charged with trafficking heroin from New Jersey to Luzerne County

Court records say Mercer was one of 17 people charged by the state Office of Attorney General in September 2009 when drug agents targeted street-level peddlers of heroin. Mercer pleaded guilty to possession with intent to deliver heroin and was ...

Mount Horeb woman pleads to delivery charges in heroin overdose

Madison.com: A Mount Horeb woman pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of heroin delivery for the overdose death last year of her former boyfriend, with whom she used the drug. A first-degree reckless homicide charge against Karley M. Lamphier, 22, was dismissed as ...

Morris probation officer facing heroin charge gets PTI

Daily Record: Joseph Robortaccio, 35, of Lafayette, was arrested on April 2 for possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia, according to a press release from Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. Robortaccio was a New Jersey Judiciary employee who served as a ...

Three arrested, heroin seized in Dover

The News Journal: A monthlong investigation into dealing heroin from a Dover residence resulted in the arrest Thursday of three people and recovery of a quantity of heroin, police said. Kyiar L. Haith, 19, of Magnolia, was charged with two counts of heroin possession, ...

Watching Friends Recover from Addiction on Facebook

Through likes and comments, I’ve watched my hometown of Perry, Ohio, disappear into and come back from heroin addiction.

Prosecutor: Newark man caught with $5K worth of heroin, crack in East Rutherford

NJ.com: HACKENSACK — A 44-year-old Newark man was caught with $5,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin after he tried to sell drugs to an undercover detective, authorities said Friday. Jessie Smith was charged with intent to distribute heroin and crack ...

Pakistani beheaded in Saudi for smuggling heroin

Saudi Arabia on Friday beheaded a Pakistani man convicted of smuggling heroin into the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, the interior ministry said. Butha Mushtaq was the third Pakistan executed on drug charges in Saudi Arabia since October 15. He was found guilty of smuggling heroin concealed in capsules which he had swallowed, and executed in the capital Riyadh, the ministry said in a ...

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Police: Suspect sold heroin under brand name 'Ebola'

USA TODAY: TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey man has been charged with trafficking drugs, including heroin that he sold under the brand name "Ebola," police say. Authorities raided a room at a Ramada Inn on Monday after receiving information that Barnabas Davis, ...

Man accused of dealing 'Ebola' heroin

WTSP 10 News: TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey man known as "Hammer" was arrested Monday for dealing heroin under the brand name "Ebola," according to a statement from police. Toms River Police Department's Special Enforcement Team raided a room at a ...

NJ man arrested for 'Ebola' heroin

USA TODAY: TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey man known as "Hammer" was arrested Monday for dealing heroin under the brand name "Ebola," according to a statement from police. Toms River Police Department's Special Enforcement Team raided a room at a ...

Man Caught With "Ebola" Heroin at New Jersey Hotel: Police

NBC New York: A 47-year-old New Jersey man was arrested at a hotel Monday after authorities allegedly found more than 600 packets of heroin, many of them branded "Ebola," for sale, along with crack cocaine. Barnabas Davis was taken into custody at the Ramada Inn on ...

New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin

Gabrielle Levy TOMS RIVER, N.J., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A New Jersey man was arrested on Monday when police caught him with heroin he was preparing to deal, some of which he had stamped "Ebola."

New Jersey man caught selling 'Ebola' heroin | New York's

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (PIX11) - A New Jersey man was busted at a Ramada Inn for allegedly selling heroin marketed under the trademark “Ebola,” according to Toms River police. Barnabas Davis, 47, whose nickname is “The ...

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Bags of heroin, crack found in home of Laurel man

The News Journal: A several weeks-long investigation ended Thursday with the arrest of a Laurel man who was dealing heroin from his home, police said Friday. Reginald K. Mitchell, 38, of the 33000 block of Little Hill Road, was charged with possession of heroin, two ...

State tweaks charges in day care heroin case

The News Journal: Ashley Tull, whose young daughter unwittingly brought a backpack filled with packets of heroin into a Selbyville day care, arriving at the Sussex County Courthouse Thursday morning for a preliminary hearing. (Photo: GARY EMEIGH/THE NEWS JOURNAL ).

Heroin treatment far away for many in Del.

The News Journal: Southern Delaware has a bigger heroin problem than does its larger neighbor to the north, state and local police say. But when an addict hits bottom here, he or she could be offered a tent rather than a bed in a halfway house. Treatment services are ...

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Bronx man arrested on heroin charges

Oneonta Daily Star: After a month-long narcotics investigation, a Bronx man who was a major heroin trafficker in Otsego and Delaware counties was arrested Tuesday night and charged with possessing heroin with intent to sell and possessing more than one half ounce of ...

Nine indicted for running major heroin ring

Post-Tribune: MICHIGAN CITY — Nine people, including three previously arrested as a result of an investigation by the Porter County Drug Task Force, have been indicted in federal court for their roles in a major heroin ring that operated from Chicago to Michigan City.

Greek Police Arrest Major Heroin Trafficker | GreekReporter.com

Greek Police have arrested a 41-year-old Greek and a 34-year-old Albanian for trafficking large quantities of heroin in Attica and other regions of Greece.

INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE..

Lansdale man accused of dealing heroin waives hearing

The Reporter: Dressed in a suit and tie, Anthony David Rims — who resides on the 800 block of Shaw Avenue — arrived at Lansdale District Judge Harold Borek's court with his private attorney and waived four counts of felony possession with intent to distribute ...

Four Plead Guilty in Heroin Distribution Ring

WBOC TV 16: On Oct. 22, Reginald Jones, 26, of Bronx, NY, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin. Jeffery Michael Anderson, 35, of Upper Marlboro, Md., pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with ...

TOMS RIVER..

New Jersey Police Seize 633 Packages Of Heroin Stamped 'Ebola'

Business Insider: Toms River Police in New Jersey arrested a man for possession of 633 wax folds of heroin that were stamped "Ebola" and packaged for selling, NJ.com reports. The arrest came as a result of a search warrant in an ongoing drug investigation at a local motel.

HEROIN OVERDOSE..

Wayne man charged in overdose heroin death of Berwyn man

Main Line: A Wayne man is facing numerous charges this week in connection with the heroin overdose death of a Berwyn man in August. The suspect has been identified as Dillion Julius Quinn, 19, of the 900 block of Henry Avenue in Wayne. According to police ...

NKY Hates Heroin races toward next year's 5K

Cincinnati.com: FORT THOMAS - NKY Hates Heroin is ready to race toward its next heroin-awareness 5K after reaching more than 1,600 walkers and runners this year. The extended family of Nicholas Specht, who died from a heroin overdose in August 2013 in his parents' ...

Three charged with involuntary manslaughter after fatal heroin overdose

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Three people accused of dealing a deadly dose of heroin to a man in September are charged with involuntary manslaughter. Maria Garcia, Melvin Malave and Francisco Rodriguez are each charged in the Sept. 26 death of Joseph ...

Google exec's heroin overdose an 'accident, ' Alix Tichelman's attorneys say

SANTA CRUZ - Attorneys for accused killer call girl Alix Tichelman struck back against prosecutors outside Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Monday, saying the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes was an "accident" and that Tichelman panicked ...

Man charged in fatal heroin overdose in Chesco

A Tredyffrin man has been arrested for allegedly dealing heroin that ultimately resulted in an overdose death.

Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study

Heroin addiction linked to initial use of prescription painkillers, experts say.

BU Police Will Carry Antidote for Heroin Overdose - Boston University

BUPD Officer Bill Campanella (left) demonstrates to officers Diane Smith and Larry Cuzzi how to administer Naloxone to people who've overdosed on heroin . Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. With cheap heroin flooding the nation ...

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