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Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is ...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Heroin, also known as diamorphine among other names, is an opiate typically used as a recreational drug for its euphoric effects. Medically it is occasionally used to relieve pain and as a form of opioid replacement therapy alongside counseling. Heroin is typically injected, usually into a vein; however, it can also be smoked, snorted or inhaled. Onset of effects is usually rapid and lasts for a few hours.

Big heroin bust leads to arrest of Baltimore man, $405K seized

WBAL Baltimore - 23 Jan 2018
Authorities said about 70 grams of suspected heroin was found in Peoples' car, and about 900 grams of heroin was seized along with $405,000 in cash from his houses. "The seizure of almost a kilo of heroin with a street value of $110,000 and $405,000 in ...

Distributor in Bucks heroin ring gets prison

WFMZ Allentown - 23 Jan 2018
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. - A Bucks County man who admitted to distributing heroin for a trafficking ring learned his fate. Daniel Moyer, 26, of Richlandtown, was sentenced to 4.5 to nine years in state prison. Thirteen people were charged in the major heroin ...

Police: Saratoga Springs woman was high on heroin when car crashed

Albany Times Union - 23 Jan 2018
SARATOGA SPRINGS - A city woman who was allegedly under the influence of heroin when her car collided head-on with another vehicle is facing charges Monday under Leandra's Law. Wendy L. Cook, 47, was charged with felony aggravated DWI and misdemeanors ...

Toledo Lucas County library fighting heroin epidemic

13abc Action News - 23 Jan 2018
Toledo, OHIO (WTVG) - Fighting the heroin epidemic. It is a growing problem throughout Ohio and Lucas County. As part of a new effort to fight the issue, the Toledo Lucas County Library system is teaming up with Harbor Behavioral Health to offer a ...

Deputies: Heroin, meth, gun found after Muncie car chase, crash

Muncie Star Press - 22 Jan 2018
MUNCIE, Ind. – Authorities said they found meth, heroin and a loaded handgun in a Muncie man's car after a chase that ended with a crash early Sunday. The pursuit began about 12:40 a.m. after a Delaware County sheriff's deputy tried to pull over a ...

Police: Torrington man caught with heroin, fentanyl

Torrington Register Citizen - 22 Jan 2018
According to the report, another officer arrived on scene and patted down Weed “for officer safety,” finding packaged heroin in the front-left pocket of Weed's pants. “When questioned, Weed admitted to his real name,” said the officer. “The packaged ...

Man 'smoked heroin' in car parked on Dundee street then drove off

Evening Telegraph - 23 Jan 2018
It was 100% heroin he was taking — you could see he had a lighter under the tinfoil trying to hit it up. “After smoking a little bit more he performed a U-turn and headed towards the Five Ways Roundabout. “I contacted the police again after he started ...

Demetriou: Heroin crisis is touching every aspect of LI life

Long Island Business News - 22 Jan 2018
demetriou Several years ago, there was a running anecdote that everyone was separated from the actor Kevin Bacon by six degrees of connection to other people. It lingered for quite a while and eventually morphed into six degrees of separation for ...

"Heroin(e)" nominated for Oscar

Huntington Herald Dispatch - 23 Jan 2018
Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader responds to an overdose in Huntington in 2017. This shot is from the documentary film, "Heroin(e)." In 2017, Huntington Fire Department recorded 1,207 overdoses. HPD recorded 261 overdoses on its own, but Huntington Fire ...

Home of 'Boy Scout' heroin bust displays anti-drug sign

SILive.com - 21 Jan 2018
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- A yard sign outside of a New Brighton home where police this week seized 277 glassines of heroin ironically reads, 'SIHOPE: Staten Island Against Drug Abuse.' Staten Island Narcotics Heroine Overdose Task Force executed a search ...

From headphones to heroin: Shoplifting case becomes drug bust

The Republic - 23 Jan 2018
Layne M. Schwartz, 26, of 3475 Carr Hill Road, was observed trying to hide behind a vehicle in the store parking lot, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. When officers found Schwartz, he refused to remove one hand from his pants ...

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