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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.

Feds charge Bridgeport man in Seymour heroin deal

CT Post - 20 Sep 2017
And Richard “Raw” Estaba, 23, of Bridgeport, is another dealer charged in the ongoing statewide initiative targeting people who distribute heroin, fentanyl or opioids that result in deaths or serious injuries. Estaba was arrested on a federal complaint ...

Greensburg police seize more than 2000 doses of heroin

Tribune-Review - 20 Sep 2017
Greensburg police seized 868 stamp bags of heroin and enough raw heroin to make about 1,500 more in a drug arrest Tuesday evening. Charges against Julius Lancelot Smith, 26, of Washington, are pending. “This isn't your normal street-level user,” said ...

Eight charged in heroin distribution operation in Sullivan County

The Daily Freeman - 20 Sep 2017
The investigation targeted a group of individuals from New Jersey who moved to Sullivan County to distribute large amounts of heroin in the Sullivan County towns of Highland, Mamakating, and Fallsburg and the villages of Liberty and Monticello, police ...

Heroin in the Heartland

CBS News - 17 Sep 2017
Federal and local authorities nationwide now consider heroin to be the biggest drug epidemic in the country. Not methamphetamines or cocaine, heroin. Dealers, connected to Mexican drug cartels, are making huge profits pushing their poison into suburbs ...

Heroin must be treated like public health crisis that it is

Cincinnati.com - 18 Sep 2017
Over the course of history, threats to public health have triggered the collective action to stop polio, raise billions for cancer research, and turn the tide on AIDS, which once meant certain death to its sufferers. Today, the heroin epidemic merits ...

'Merchant of death' heroin dealer gets eight years in prison

Buffalo News - 20 Sep 2017
The saga of a heroin dealer dubbed "a merchant of death" connected to as many as 10 opiate-related deaths in one day came to a conclusion this week in Erie County Court. Dellsean Hamilton, 28, was sentenced to eight years in prison by Judge Sheila A.

One in custody after suspected fatal heroin overdose

Sunbury Daily Item - 20 Sep 2017
POINT TOWNSHIP — One man is in custody as police investigate the death of a 40-year-old woman who died Tuesday of a suspected heroin overdose. Point Township police arrived at a Water Street home just north of Northumberland to find the woman ...

Brick cops arrest four, uncover 70 decks of heroin

Asbury Park Press - 20 Sep 2017
BRICK - After a two-month investigation, police raided a home on North Pier Drive Monday, uncovering 70 decks of heroin, marijuana and cash, authorities said. Crack cocaine was being packaged for distribution in the home, police said. The raid started ...

Johnstown man jailed on heroin charges

TribDem.com - 20 Sep 2017
A Johnstown man was jailed Tuesday accused of possessing 4,800 used stamp bags of heroin, authorities said. According to a criminal complaint, city police were called to a home in the 700 block of Park Avenue on Feb. 15 after state parole officers ...

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