5/10/17 Today’s Heroin Herald

$1.5M Worth Of Heroin Seized From Semi In Ky.

NewsChannel5.com  – ‎4 hours ago‎
More than $1 million worth of heroin was seized when authorities searched a semi on Interstate 24 in Kentucky. According to Kentucky State Police, the troopers stopped a tractor trailer shortly before 7 p.m.

Heroin found in Crestline drug sting

Bucyrus Telegraph Forum  – ‎3 hours ago‎
Officers from the Crawford County Special Response Team executed a search warrant at 2677 State Route 598, Crestline, after a month-long heroin trafficking investigation. During the raid, officers seized 74 doses of heroin, multiple syringes, fentanyl, …

In Jupiter, heroin-related overdose numbers are in — and they’re not good

Palm Beach Post  – ‎1 hour ago‎
Heroin addicts have flocked to Palm Beach County for treatment, where an industry beset by fraud has exacted a toll in lives.

In Philly, fentanyl implicated in as many lethal ODs as heroin

Philly.com  – ‎4 hours ago‎
Most heroin users don’t know if the product they’ve bought has been tainted with the much more potent synthetic drug, or one of its chemically-related cousins.

Heroin is a concern even in Mitchell County

Mason City Globe Gazette  – ‎57 minutes ago‎
The abuse of the opiate based drug heroin continues to be front and center in newspapers and media outlets across the Midwest and Iowa.

Heroin problem unabated in Ky. and NKY, poll shows

Cincinnati.com  – ‎May 9, 2017‎
Kentucky’s heroin addiction problem remains unabated for families across the commonwealth, a newly released health poll shows.

Heroin epidemic taking toll on children, social workers

WPXI Pittsburgh  – ‎18 hours ago‎
In Sharon, a 5-year-old boy called 911 in March 2017 after his parents overdosed on pills and heroin. And in Penn Hills, police arrested a father accused of selling drugs to detectives, and investigators say they found drugs next to sippy cups, with 

Man overdoses on heroin and friends leave him in ditch, police say

FOX13 Memphis  – ‎14 hours ago‎
TIPTON COUNTY, Tenn. – One man was left for dead in a ditch after he overdosed on heroin in a car. Now three people are arrested.

Young heroin addict mother in trouble again for smuggling drugs into hospital, authorities say

AL.com  – ‎21 hours ago‎
A young Pleasant Grove mother and heroin addict who has been at the center of debate over the care and punishment of pregnant addicts is in trouble again after authorities say she left treatment and then smuggled drugs to other patients at UAB Hospital.

Former MU player admits to heroin conspiracy

Huntington Herald Dispatch  – ‎13 hours ago‎
Mark Steven Bush Jr., 29, of Detroit, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. Former Thundering Herd strong safety Tiquan Lang, 22, of Port St. Joe, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin in federal 

Bergen County to formally announce heroin recovery program

NorthJersey.com  – ‎20 hours ago‎
But Grewal said Operation Helping Hand, a week-long April drug sweep that arrested Bergen County heroin buyers and offered immediate entry to a county detox program, has continued to show results far beyond the operation’s end.

Little old lady, 77, accused of dealing heroin

dailytelegraph.com.au  – ‎4 hours ago‎
But police drug unit officers have another theory – that the 77-year-old was involved in a mid-level heroin supply ring being run from Albury with the help of a man acquitted of Melbourne’s infamous 1986 Russell St bombing.

Customs Agents Find Heroin Inside ‘Success!’ Greeting Card

U.S. News & World Report  – ‎12 hours ago‎
Customs Agents Find Heroin Inside ‘Success!’ Greeting Card. Customs agents in Philadelphia say they found eight grams of heroin stuffed inside a congratulatory greeting card shipped from the Netherlands. | May 10, 2017, at 12:41 a.m.. MORE.

Man gets 7½ years in federal prison for distributing heroin in Maine

Press Herald  – ‎14 hours ago‎
A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison for supplying heroin to a network of dealers who transported heroin from Lawrence, Massachusetts, to buyers in Maine. Acting U.S. Attorney Richard W. Murphy said in …

Happy heroin! Philly customs agents seize drug-stuffed greeting card

Philly.com  – ‎May 9, 2017‎
The envelope felt heavy, according to Sapp, as if it did not hold documents. When agents opened it, they found an air-sealed package with the greeting card inside.