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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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State launches anti-heroin campaign

Poughkeepsie Journal: "The Combat Heroin campaign will get the word out about the dangers of this illegal drug use, as well as the treatment and support services that are available to those who need help," Cuomo said. In 2013, 89,269 admissions for heroin and prescription ...

Police: Motorist With Heroin Falls Asleep In Taco Bell Drive-Through Lane

CBS Local: (STMW) – A woman was arrested on drug possession charges after being found asleep at the wheel in a southwest suburban Taco Bell drive-thru last Thursday, police said. Leah Wright, 19, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled ...

Fort Thomas police make heroin, pill arrests

Cincinnati.com: Lt. Rich Whitford, public information officer for the Fort Thomas Police Department, said when someone sees an individual lying on the side of the road and calls 911 it might mean a heart attack or something else, but it could be heroin. “Unfortunately ...

Trial begins for Dalton man accused of heroin trafficking

Berkshire Eagle: PITTSFIELD -- Everyone agrees that Toby E. Walton was in possession of some 26 grams of heroin last October when police found him sleeping behind the wheel of his pickup after it had gone off the road in Dalton. At issue is whether the Dalton resident ...

Lifelong Hunterdon man, 21, dies despite emergency dose of heroin antidote

KINGWOOD TWP. — A 21-year-old township man and Delaware Valley High School graduate died Saturday afternoon at his home. Emergency responders administered CPR and Narcan, a medication that can block the effects of heroin and other opioids, but ...

Online services part of Cuomo's 'Combat Heroin' campaign

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the “Combat Heroin” campaign Monday, which was designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about the risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the signs of addiction, and the resources available to help.

Opelousas makes first significant heroin trafficking arrest

John Q. Davis, 30, 1000 Emma St., Opelousas, charged with two counts of distribution of Schedule II drugs (heroin and crack cocaine) and three counts of possession with intent to distribute Schedule I and II drugs (heroin, crack cocaine and ecstasy);.

Governor Cuomo launches “combat heroin” campaign

Governor Andrew Cuomo today launched “Combat Heroin,” a campaign designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about the risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the signs of addiction, and the resources available to help.Heroin and opioid abuse have become an alarming problem in communities across New York State and the nation. In 2013, there were 89,269 admissions for heroin and prescription ...

YEARS IN PRISON..

Alleged Wildwood drug dealer charged in heroin death

The Star-Ledger: WILDWOOD — A Wildwood man faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly supplying the heroin believed to have killed one of his customers, a published report said. Robert Lunzy is charged under the state's strict liability for drug-induced death law, ...

Heroin dealer sentenced to 15 years in prison

WISC Madison: Givhan was charged with five counts of manufacture /delivery of heroin as a second and subsequent offense, five counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place as a second and subsequent offense, possession with intent to deliver heroin as a second or ...

Heroin dealer sentenced to 15 years in prison

A Rock County man described as a major heroin dealer was sentenced to 15 years in prison. The Rock County District Attorney’s Office said David Givhan, 29, was also sentenced Sept. 10 to 11 years of extended supervision. Prosecutors asked for a sentence of 55 years. Givhan was charged with five counts of manufacture /delivery of heroin as a second and subsequent offense, five counts of ...

HEROIN AND PRESCRIPTION..

NJ heroin legislation lauded by many, but questions, gaps remain

The Star-Ledger: It makes recovery a highly unique process for many, and makes legislating a solution to the rampant heroin and prescription drug abuse problem facing New Jersey no easy task. "You have to look at it ... holistically," Vitale, who chairs the Senate ...

HEROIN AS..

Heroin use on the rise in more affluent communities

CT Post: George, the Greenwich native who spoke to parents earlier this year about how he got hooked on heroin as a teenager, advises parents to work on communicating effectively with your children. Work to eliminate any sense of fear your child could have that ...

HEROIN DEALING OPERATION..

Homicide arrest uncovers heroin-dealing operation

Allegheny County sheriff's deputies and members of a federal drug task force earned an unexpected bonus on Thursday when their arrest of a homicide suspect also cracked an extensive heroin-dealing operation, according to the sheriff's office. Members ...

Homicide arrest uncovers heroin-dealing operation

Allegheny County sheriff’s deputies and members of a federal drug task force earned an unexpected bonus on Thursday when their arrest of a homicide suspect also cracked an extensive heroin-dealing operation, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Heroin problem emerges as issue in Senate race

Law enforcement and anti-drug officials say a state law making it harder for Kentuckians to get highly addictive prescription painkillers has pushed more people to use heroin. A bill in the state legislature earlier this year would have increased ...

SELLING HEROIN..

NC family accused of making heroin together, selling it out of home

myfox8.com: BELMONT, N.C. — A mother, father and their two kids were arrested and charged with selling heroin out of their home, according to WSOC-TV. A North Carolina family is accused of making heroin together and selling it out of their home, within walking ...

Family arrested, accused of selling heroin from home

WSOC Charlotte: A mother, father and their two kids were arrested and charged with selling heroin out of their home. Police said they were dealing hero in in the neighborhood, and a big concern for police is that within a thousand feet are Stuart Crammer High School ...

Parents and children face heroin charges

Gaston Gazette: Police charged a mom and dad, along with their son, with selling heroin and Alprazolam, prescription pills used to treat anxiety and sometimes called “benzos.” The daughter also faces a heroin possession charge. According to arrest records, family ...

Parents and children face heroin charges

Police charged a mom and dad, along with their son, with selling heroin and Alprazolam, prescription pills used to treat anxiety and sometimes called “benzos.” The daughter also faces a heroin possession charge.

BUSTED: Village of Belgium man accused of selling heroin to

OZAUKEE COUNTY (WITI) — 36-year-old Robin Eversmann from the Village of Belgium is facing four counts of manufacture/delivery of heroin , one count of maintaining a drug trafficking place and one count of possession of ...

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