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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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Playpen containing heroin seized, 2 arrested

Cincinnati.com: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has arrested two alleged "international criminals" in connection with the seizure of a heroin shipment in Cincinnati. The recent arrests are the result of a Dec. 5 seizure of a five-pound heroin shipment ...

University Place teacher to go through drug court after smoking heroin in

TheNewsTribune.com: A University Place teacher has pleaded guilty to charges related to smoking heroin in the school parking lot and selling oxycodone during school hours. Brian Bennett, 34, pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to two counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled ...

Bad batch of heroin making its way around Denver

9NEWS.com: "Many of the patients who have used heroin or other drugs for a period of time have a pretty good idea of what they can take and what they can't. When we get a bad batch out there, it's usually more concentrated than what they're used to," said Dr ...

Police, Narcan curbing deaths of heroin overdose

Heroin overdoses have become part of the job for Dayton Police officers, but new training has proven to be life-saving over the last few months.

Springfield detectives raid drug house, seize $300000 in cocaine, marijuana

MassLive.com: SPRINGFIELD—Springfield detectives raided a drug house at 17 Chase Ave. Friday night and seized more than 10 pounds of powdered cocaine, two pounds of marijuana and 2700 bags of heroin. Police spokesman Sgt. John Delaney, aide to Commissioner ...

Heroin warning videos at movies

Albany Times Union: New York State's war on heroin will be fought on a new battlefield: the multiplex. The Cuomo administration on Friday said that movie theaters statewide will begin screening spots, including one from a mother who lost her son to drug abuse, urging ...

Lawmakers must hurry to break heroin horse: Editorial

Orlando Sentinel: This week, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and the chief medical examiner for Orange and Osceola counties took to YouTube to discuss the dangers of an entirely different animal: Horse, as heroin is known on the street. In Orange, Demings noted, ...

Combat Heroin campaign’s videos to air in theaters

Coming attractions will take on more importance during the holiday season. A series of new public service announcements across New York State aimed at quashing the opiate epidemic are set to be shown in movie theaters, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Friday.

14 GRAMS OF HEROIN HIDDEN..

Man accused of stashing heroin in daughter's diaper

New York Post: Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter's diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl's 5-year-old sister, authorities said Tuesday. Narcotics detectives in the Birmingham suburb of ...

Alabama Father Hid Heroin Inside Two-Year-Old Daughter's Diaper, Arrested

The Inquisitr: Police officials from Birmingham, Alabama, have arrested a man after they found 14 grams of heroin hidden inside his two-year-old daughter's diaper. The man, identified as 23-year-old Kenneth Bell, was arrested after the toddler's elder sister, who is ...

Man accused of stashing heroin in daughter’s diaper

Police in Alabama arrested a man after finding 14 grams of heroin hidden in his 2-year-old daughter’s diaper, a discovery aided by a tip from the girl’s 5-year-old sister, authorities...

SELLING HEROIN COULD..

Man charged with selling heroin could face homicide for overdose

Madison.com: A Madison man charged Friday with selling heroin could soon face a reckless homicide charge for selling a dose of heroin that killed another man in Middleton last week, a Dane County prosecutor said in court. Barry K. Harrison Jr., 29, was charged with ...

Man charged with selling heroin could face homicide for overdose

A Madison man charged Friday with selling heroin could soon face a reckless homicide charge for selling a dose of the drug that killed a man in Middleton last week, a Dane County prosecutor sa…

MEXICO TO LONG ISLAND..

Mexico-to-Long Island heroin pipeline busted

New York Daily News: Officials squashed a massive drug pipeline that brought millions of dollars in heroin from Mexico to Long Island, authorities announced Thursday. Nine people from Mexico, California, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens were arrested in the bust after months ...

Mexico to Long Island Heroin Pipeline Busted, DA Says

Long Island Press: Heroin traffickers disguised as travelers drove an SUV mounted with bicycles and a kayak while smuggling up to $12 million worth of the drug monthly from Mexico to New York, authorities said. Undercover Nassau County detectives who bought a pound of ...

Investigation of Mexico-Long Island heroin pipeline will be detailed Thursday

Newsday: A heroin pipeline that stretched from Mexico to Long Island has been busted after an 18-month investigation that started with undercover street buys, the Nassau County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Nine people were arrested in recent weeks ...

LONG ISLAND HEROIN..

Officials ID 7 Charged in Long Island Heroin Bust

Patch.com: Officials on Thursday identified seven of nine people charged in a multi-million dollar illegal drug pipeline that ran directly from Mexico to New York City and Long Island. The nine people were indicted in recent weeks for trafficking heroin, cocaine ...

TWO COUNTS..

Toledo man indicted on heroin charges

Toledo Blade: Lee T. Turner, 29, was indicted Thursday on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin, two counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin, two counts of operating a drug house, and one count of being a felon in ...

Woman charged with selling heroin

The Daily Star: A Norwich city woman has been arrested for allegedly selling heroin, Chenango county deputies said in a media release. Anastasia D. Hallenbeck, 25, was charged Tuesday with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B ...

TRAFFICKING IN HEROIN..

17 indicted in Stark County heroin trafficking ring

NewsNet5.com: The grand jury returned the 126-count indictment on charges including engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, trafficking in heroin, conspiracy to trafficking in heroin, complicity to trafficking in heroin, attempted trafficking in heroin and ...

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