Category «Heroin»

Massive trafficking bust results in 11 arrests, 400 grams of heroin, 330 grams of cocaine

Suspects arrested in massive trafficking bust in Virginia and Maryland. (Photo: Alexandria Police Department) Multiple police agencies within Virginia and Maryland said they “dismantled a heroin trafficking ring operation throughout the National Capital Region.” On Monday, officials announced they arrested 11 people – who will “remain behind bars” – on multiple counts related to illegal …

Police: 9-year-old calls 911 from back seat to report driver using heroin

A 9-year-old called police Saturday to report a Batavia woman had been snorting heroin behind the wheel, police said. Paula Smith, 41, was charged with endangering children, operating a vehicle under the influence, refusal of a chemical test and possession of an open container, according to court documents. Cincinnati police said the 9-year-old was in …

NYC police shut down Bronx-to-Mass. trafficking ring; 3 kilos of heroin, $4 million seized

Federal, state and local officials in New York City announced they have shut down a drug trafficking operation that was shuttling heroin hidden inside furniture from Mexico through the Bronx into Massachusetts. Law enforcement on Saturday moved in on a self-storage company in the Bronx and arrested three men, and seized $4.1 million in cash …

Open borders, government crackdown on pills causing heroin epidemic — but Trump has plan to solve it

Heroin use and heroin-linked deaths are on the rise in cities and states across the country, as law enforcement agencies and policy experts struggle to enact programs to stop the halt the dangerous drug’s growing presence. In Tennessee, newly released official state data show 454 patients sought treatment for heroin in 2013. In 2015, the …

Heroin Dealers Arrested After Woman’s Overdose Death At McDonald’s

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A Dallas-area man was charged by federal criminal complaint stemming from his role in selling the heroin that caused a young woman’s overdose death at a McDonald’s restaurant in Farmers Branch in June 2016. Additionally, two other men were charged by federal criminal complaints stemming from their trafficking of illegal narcotics. “Tragically, heroin …

Clermont County farmer loses 2 kids to heroin, works to help remaining son recover from addiction

NEWTONSVILLE, Ohio — It would be unimaginable to lose a child to a heroin overdose. What about two? That’s the reality 60-year-old Roger Winemiller faces on his farm in rural Wayne Township in Clermont County’s northeastern corner. The New York Times reports that Winemiller found his 31-year-old daughter Heather Himes slumped over in the downstairs …

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