5/19/17 Today’s Heroin Herald and Overdose Observer

Today’s Summary

Narcotic Affected Newborns

Drug Busts Galore

Cinci OD on the Rise Again

Generally, It is still a mess out there…

 

Police: Manchester drug bust yields 150 bags of heroin

Asbury Park Press  – ‎17 hours ago‎
A Manchester police narcotics team arrested a Trenton man during a traffic stop Wednesday and charged him with heroin distribution and other crimes.

More than 20 pounds of heroin seized at Arizona-Calif border

Washington Times  – ‎3 hours ago‎
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – Border Patrol officials say agents at the Arizona-California border have arrested two Mexican men and seized more than 20 pounds of heroin. They say agents conducting checks at the Greyhound Bus Station in Blythe, California came …

NKY volunteers spreading info on beating heroin addiction

WCPO  – ‎5 hours ago‎
ERLANGER, Ky. — This weekend, Kenton County volunteers will hit the streets of Erlanger with information on tackling heroin addiction. NKY Door Hangers Against Heroin have been putting their information on door knobs across Northen Kentucky to let …

How much jail time do convicted heroin dealers serve?

wwlp.com  – ‎2 hours ago‎
Thousands of bags of heroin are taken off the streets each week in western Massachusetts and drug dealers are arrested. The 22News I-Team discovered heroin dealers who are arrested are rarely locked up and many are given 2nd chances,to only get …

Mum shares stunning recovery photo after being clean of heroin for 1000 days

The Sun  – ‎18 hours ago‎
A MUM has shared a stunning recovery photo after being clean of heroin for 1,000 days. Posting the astonishing images to Reddit, the woman, 25, whose username is DisregardThisOrDont, revealed the story of her fall into addiction – as well as how far 

Devon heroin addict’s sentence ‘was too long’ say top judges at Court of Appeal

Devon Live  – ‎5 hours ago‎
A Devon heroin addict who was jailed for a string of offences after being given ‘chance after chance’ to change has had his sentence cut by top judges at London’s Court of Appeal.

Norwalk man gets 10 years in fatal heroin case

DesMoinesRegister.com  – ‎18 hours ago‎
A Norwalk man convicted of giving a friend and co-worker a fatal dose of heroin that caused her early-morning overdose was sentenced Wednesday to serve 10 years in prison.

Accused heroin dealer who allegedly sold fatal doses stands trial for murder

Minneapolis Star Tribune  – ‎May 17, 2017‎
Max Tillitt sat on the floor of an Eden Prairie hotel room on Sept. 25, 2015, as his fiancée and their 2-month-old baby were close by.

Dutch millionaire’s son died from a heroin overdose

Daily Mail  – ‎4 hours ago‎
A Dutch millionaire’s son died of a heroin overdose in his father’s Cotswold mansion that was previously owned by The Who bassist John Entwistle, an inquest heard yesterday.

Family hopes others can learn from heroin addict’s death

The State Journal-Register  – ‎May 17, 2017‎
Diane Folder, center, is comforted by Issac Brello and Tiffany Ridge during the celebration of the life of Folder’s daughter, Sammi Cody-Neuhoff, at the Chatham VFW Wednesday, May 16, 2017.

Fentanyl-laced heroin: Is Lafayette next?

Journal & Courier  – ‎21 hours ago‎
A batch of heroin laced with fentanyl, an opioid painkiller 100 times stronger than morphine, could worsen an overdose crisis ravaging Tippecanoe County.

Held Hostage by Heroin: What is heroin

Hub City Times  – ‎May 17, 2017‎
Heroin is an illegal opioid derived from the opium poppy plant. It is typically sold as a white, brown, or gray powder or rock-like substance or as a black, sticky substance.

17-year-old OD’s on deadly heroin and Xanax combo on east side

WRTV Indianapolis  – ‎15 hours ago‎
INDIANAPOLIS — A 17-year-old girl overdosed on the east side Thursday morning with a potentially lethal combination of heroin and Xanax. Police were called to the Shiloh mobile home park near the intersection of Washington Street and Shortridge Road …

Metro Police seize 247 grams marijuana, cocaine, heroin in 19-year-old’s bedroom

WZTV  – ‎15 hours ago‎
Metro Police found 247 grams of marijuana, heroin, and cocaine in a 19-year-old’s bedroom on Wednesday. According to the arrest affidavit for Robert Archibald, detectives serving a search warrant at an Arthur Avenue residence were directed to Archibald 

Will County law enforcement focused on cracking down on heroin from Chicago

The Herald-News  – ‎9 hours ago‎
JOLIET – The supply of heroin in Chicago continues to pose a challenge for law enforcement in Will County to crack down on drug dealers and curb their supply.

Bellefonte Man Accused of Selling Heroin

State College News  – ‎14 hours ago‎
Police say a Bellefonte man sold heroin in State College and was involved in a bust that resulted in charges against two Ohio men in March.

BREAKING: Delray police arrest 10 suspected dealers as heroinoverdoses soar

Palm Beach Post (blog)  – ‎15 hours ago‎
“By focusing on enforcement, as well as education about heroin abuse and life-saving efforts such as Narcan, we are committed to reducing the number of overdose deaths in Delray Beach,” Chief Goldman said in a statement.

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