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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.

Police: Uber driver caught dealing heroin

Eagle-Tribune - 18 Nov 2017
Police said an investigation into Pimental began in the summer, when the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit said they were notified of an Uber driver selling heroin in and around Boston. Police said they were able to make contact with Pimental ...

The missing piece of the anti-heroin puzzle is...you

Cincinnati.com - 17 Nov 2017
As the new Chair of the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition (HCHC), I worked with the members of the HCHC to expand our ranks this year. The coalition already had great partners in law enforcement, public health, addiction treatment and prevention.

Person found dead in car after suspected heroin overdose

WSAZ-TV - 18 Nov 2017
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A suspected heroin overdose is being investigated after police say a person was found dead inside of a car. It was reported about 6:45 p.m. Friday in a shopping center parking lot in the Marmet area of Kanawha County.

Holbrook couple arrested for selling heroin

Wicked Local - 17 Nov 2017
HOLBROOK – Town police, along with members of the Randolph and Stoughton departments, arrested a man and woman who are accused of selling heroin out of their home early Friday morning. Jared Lokeman, 24, and Gianna Conti, 23, of Holbrook, were ...

Police: Man sold heroin to investigators in Williams County

Williston Daily Herald - 18 Nov 2017
Bernardo Alejandro Flores-Garcia, 33, is being held on $500,000 bond at the Williams County Correctional Center on charges of possession of heroin with intent to deliver, a class AA felony; delivery of a controlled substance, a class B felony; and ...

Mercy for small-time Exeter heroin dealer, 19

Devon Live - 17 Nov 2017
A judge has shown mercy on a teenaged boxer who was caught with heroin during a police raid in Exeter. Sam Higgins, aged 19, had 19 pre-packed deals and £45 when police arrested him but claimed he was delivering them rather than street dealing.

Wisconsin family struggles after son's heroin overdose death

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 18 Nov 2017
"Two police officers came," Barb Lenzner said. "They said, 'Kurt's gone.' I ran screaming to wake Jeff up." Kurt Lenzner was 27 years old when he died of an accidental heroin overdose in the early hours of that bright summer day. He stopped breathing ...

Charleroi 19-year-old admits selling heroin that killed a man

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 17 Nov 2017
One of the main targets of a federal crackdown on heroin dealers in response to a spike in overdoses in Washington County admitted Friday that he sold heroin that killed a 35-year-old man whose mother found him dead in her Charleroi home. Tristin Axton ...

Drug dealer sentenced to 17 years for selling heroin in Hoboken

NJ.com - 18 Nov 2017
A Jersey City drug dealer was sentenced this week to more than 17 years in prison for selling heroin in Hoboken on multiple occasions, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Travis "Mush" Thomas, 27, pleaded guilty in July to an ...

Artists Begin "Hope Over Heroin" Mural

LEX18 Lexington KY News - 18 Nov 2017
LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) - Two artists have started the process of painting a mural off Loudon Avenue meant to send a message of "hope over heroin." Artists Dani Greene and Tiffany Slone started painting the mural on the side of Max's Loudon Square ...

Bust near school yields heroin, ingredients to make K2

WFMZ Allentown - 18 Nov 2017
The bust yielded, among other illegal items, more than 17 bundles of heroin and enough ingredients to make up to $45,000 worth of synthetic marijuana, police said. "We have multiple investigations involving K2 at any given time. It's very inexpensive ...

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