Category «Heroin»

The Recovering Heroin Addict Shaking Social Media

“My story is powerful, but our stories are powerful beyond measure.” Miles Szanto Recovering heroin addict and activist, Ryan Hampton, turned to social media platforms and started a digital movement in the process. Meet Ryan Hampton, 36, recovery advocate, political activist and recovering heroin addict igniting America’s social media feeds with stories of hope, recovery …

Tennessee couple arrested after bringing 3 grandchildren to heroin deal, say police

A Tennessee man likely won’t be anointed grandfather of the year. Lawrence Thompson, 51, and his girlfriend Dean Moser, 53, were arrested Friday by Nashville police after the pair brought Thompson’s three grandchildren along on an errand: To buy heroin, according to police. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says Thompson brought his one-year-old grandson into …

Parents ‘injected their three children with heroin’ and called it ‘sleeping juice and feel good medicine’

Investigators said they found puncture marks and bruising consistent with needle injections on the children’s bodies after they were removed from the home Ashlee Hutt, 24, and Leroy McIver, 25, were charged after a lengthy investigation (Photo: facebook) Two parents have been accused of injecting their three young children with heroin to put them to …

Florida Sheriff, Flanked By Deputies in Face Masks, Warns Heroin Dealers

Florida Sheriff Peyton Grinnell has a no-nonsense take on handling America’s heroin epidemic. In a widely-shared video posted on the sheriff’s Facebook page, Grinnell appears at a lectern, flanked by the rest of Lake County’s “community engagement unit” — four Kevlar-clad deputies in face masks. Above an ominous soundtrack, Grinnell says he’s received calls from …