5/11/17 Today’s Heroin Herald

The Heroin Business Is Booming in America

Bloomberg  – ‎3 hours ago‎
On a drizzly May afternoon, a man in gray sweatpants and a black Bengals hoodie sold a half-gram of heroin for $70 inside a dingy market on the west side of Cincinnati.

Head of ring that dealt heroin on reservations gets 25 years

Fox17  – ‎5 hours ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The leader of a drug trafficking ring that brought heroin to Minnesota and North Dakota Indian reservations was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison.

Heroin addict Mary Day says they should have to pay for Narcan

WCPO  – ‎13 hours ago‎
DAYTON, Ky. – Should heroin addicts have to pay for the Narcan used to revive them? You might not think Mary Day would be in favor, but she is.

Leader Of Heroin Ring That Dealt On Reservations Sentenced To 25 Years

CBS Minnesota / WCCO  – ‎16 hours ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The leader of a drug trafficking ring that brought heroin to Minnesota and North Dakota Indian reservations has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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

Palm Beach Post  – ‎22 hours ago‎
Heroin addicts have flocked to Palm Beach County for treatment, where an industry beset by fraud has exacted a toll in lives.

BUSTED: 31 charged in Finger Lakes heroin network – Ithaca Journal

Ithaca Journal  – ‎18 hours ago‎
A 217-count indictment naming 31 people charged with distributing massive quantities of heroin was announced Wednesday by Attorney General Eric T.

Utah Siblings Devote Their Lives to Saving Heroin Users From Overdosing After the Death of Their Brother

PEOPLE.com  – ‎34 minutes ago‎
Twenty-one years after their brother’s life ended in a Salt Lake City basement after a heroinoverdose, Jennifer and Sam Plumb rarely leave their homes without something tucked in their backpacks in his memory: Naloxone kits that they distribute to 

Heroin overdoses in Delray soar: April has highest number this year …

Palm Beach Post (blog)  – ‎18 hours ago‎
DELRAY BEACH – The city saw the highest number of overdoses in a given month this year in April, according to statistics released by city police.

Opium owner: ‘We didn’t call our bar heroin or opiate. We named it …

Bangor Daily News  – ‎19 hours ago‎
More than the owners of The Danforth Inn bargained for. Shortly after the Portland hoteliers announced plans for the rebrand of their soon-to-open bar called …

Heroin epidemic reaches all corners of Sussex

Sussex Countian  – ‎2 hours ago‎
America’s heroin epidemic took hold and has yet to let up. No corner of the country has been spared, including Delaware, conveniently located just a short drive from multiple major cities and major drug traffickers.

Think heroin is bad? NJ experts warn ‘gray death’ kills in minutes

New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio  – ‎8 hours ago‎
The heroin and prescription painkiller epidemic is bad enough, but now a deadly new opioid threat has arrived in the Garden State called “gray death.

Police: Suspect Had 1200 Bags of Heroin in His Car

U.S. News & World Report  – ‎5 hours ago‎
(AP) – Connecticut police arrested a man, and armed with a warrant, seized 1,200 bags of heroin from his car. Watertown police say they had been searching for the suspect since December 2016 for the sale of narcotics, eventually locating him in nearby …

Why an ex-cop who posed as an undercover heroin addict wants drugs decriminalised

The Independent  – ‎3 hours ago‎
For 14 years, Neil Woods risked his life as a drug squad police officer posing undercover as a heroin and crack addict. As among the first of his kind in the UK, he helped to establish tactics and training to infiltrate the most notorious and violent 

Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team arrests two on charges of dealing heroin

The Republic  – ‎1 hour ago‎
Two local residents have been arrested on multiple drug-related charges including dealing in heroin after they were stopped in a car Tuesday night.

Driver arrested after 3 children injured in crash; heroin found in car …

WPXI Pittsburgh  – ‎11 hours ago‎
A two-vehicle crash involving children led to an arrest in Carrick on Wednesday afternoon.

Waterbury man arrested on drug charges, over 1,200 bags of heroin …

FOX 61  – ‎22 hours ago‎
WATERTOWN — Watertown police said they have arrested a man on numerous drug charges after busting his heroin operation. Police said they arrested …

Emergency Workers Notice Narcan-Resistant Heroin – Story

My Twin Tiers.com  – ‎5 hours ago‎
Emergency workers in Rochester are seeing evidence of Naloxone-resistant heroin.

Alleged heroin dealer’s plea rejected again

Republican & Herald  – ‎6 hours ago‎
POTTSVILLE – Ralph J. Caruano Jr., who had more than $238,000 in his house when police searched it in April 2016, is headed to trial after a Schuylkill County judge on Tuesday rejected his proposed guilty plea agreement with prosecutors.

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