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  • 30 Charged in Big Drug Bust of Major Providence/Mass Drug Ring

    30 Charged in Big Drug Bust of Major Providence/Mass Drug Ring

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The leaders of a large-scale heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring out of Providence were among 30 people arrested during a 10-month investigation and drug bust by the Providence Police Intelligence and Organized Crime Unit, the department announced Thursday. Johan Jimenez, 26, Mario Hernandez, 28, and Yosiel Rondon Vargas, 19, were all […]

  • Sweet Tarts Found To Be Laced With Xanax

    Warning To Parents After Candy Laced With Drugs Is Found In High School

    Last week a student was caught with Xanax laced Sweet Tarts, the candy. The police say that liquid Alprazolam is simply dropped onto each piece of candy, and as soon as it drys it is ready. Xanax is a powerful sedative which is highly addictive. Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders. Side effects include: […]

  • Police Give Free Heroin to Get Addicts Off Drugs & Tackle Criminal Gangs

    Police Give Free Heroin to Get Addicts Off Drugs & Tackle Criminal Gangs

    The writers/authors of Heroin News did not write this article.  See the source at the bottom for the credits to the author and website who originated this article. Police in Durham will start giving free heroin to addicts in a bid to stifle the profiteering of criminal gangs and ease users off the drug. The […]

  • Ohio Parents Charged After 8-year-old Son Experiences Heroin Overdose

    Ohio Parents Charged After 8-year-old Son Experiences Heroin Overdose

    Recently, an Ohio couple has been charged with child endangerment after their 8-year-old son experienced a heroin overdose.  Thankfully, the overdose was non-fatal. Both Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko are 31 years old and were arraigned this past Friday morning.  According to WkyC, they are being held on $150,000 bond and are not allowed to […]

  • Girl Dies From Heroin Overdose, Sister Charged as Dealer, Boyfriend Charged as Accessory

    Girl Dies From Heroin Overdose, Sister Charged as Dealer, Boyfriend Charged as Accessory

    A woman in Bennington, Vermont named Kristen Long recently died in December of 2016 from a heroin overdose.  Her boyfriend is being charged as an accessory to her death and Emily Welsh, sister of the victim is in custody without bail pending a hearing for selling her sister the heroin that delivered the fatality. Richard […]

  • 30 Charged in Big Drug Bust of Major Providence/Mass Drug Ring

    30 Charged in Big Drug Bust of Major Providence/Mass Drug Ring

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The leaders of a large-scale heroin and fentanyl trafficking ring out of Providence were among 30 people arrested during a 10-month investigation and drug bust by the Providence Police Intelligence and Organized Crime Unit, the department announced Thursday. Johan Jimenez, 26, Mario Hernandez, 28, and Yosiel Rondon Vargas, 19, were all […]

  • Sweet Tarts Found To Be Laced With Xanax

    Warning To Parents After Candy Laced With Drugs Is Found In High School

    Last week a student was caught with Xanax laced Sweet Tarts, the candy. The police say that liquid Alprazolam is simply dropped onto each piece of candy, and as soon as it drys it is ready. Xanax is a powerful sedative which is highly addictive. Xanax is used to treat anxiety disorders. Side effects include: […]

  • Police Give Free Heroin to Get Addicts Off Drugs & Tackle Criminal Gangs

    Police Give Free Heroin to Get Addicts Off Drugs & Tackle Criminal Gangs

    The writers/authors of Heroin News did not write this article.  See the source at the bottom for the credits to the author and website who originated this article. Police in Durham will start giving free heroin to addicts in a bid to stifle the profiteering of criminal gangs and ease users off the drug. The […]

  • Ohio Parents Charged After 8-year-old Son Experiences Heroin Overdose

    Ohio Parents Charged After 8-year-old Son Experiences Heroin Overdose

    Recently, an Ohio couple has been charged with child endangerment after their 8-year-old son experienced a heroin overdose.  Thankfully, the overdose was non-fatal. Both Charles Dowdy and Danielle Simko are 31 years old and were arraigned this past Friday morning.  According to WkyC, they are being held on $150,000 bond and are not allowed to […]

  • Girl Dies From Heroin Overdose, Sister Charged as Dealer, Boyfriend Charged as Accessory

    Girl Dies From Heroin Overdose, Sister Charged as Dealer, Boyfriend Charged as Accessory

    A woman in Bennington, Vermont named Kristen Long recently died in December of 2016 from a heroin overdose.  Her boyfriend is being charged as an accessory to her death and Emily Welsh, sister of the victim is in custody without bail pending a hearing for selling her sister the heroin that delivered the fatality. Richard […]

  • PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING: Lethal Batch of Heroin “King of Death” Responsible for 10 Overdoses and 6 Deaths

    PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING: Lethal Batch of Heroin “King of Death” Responsible for 10 Overdoses and 6 Deaths

    Recently, a very dangerous batch of heroin mixed with fentanyl or some other kind of powerful synthetic opioid referred to as “King of Death” has been linked to 10 suspected heroin overdoses in Atlantic City, New Jersey. According to reports, six of the ten overdoses resulted in death.  View the video. Patrick Ryder, Deputy Commissioner […]

  • 14 Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

    14 Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

    More than a dozen suspected drug dealers were arrested recently in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, which according to law enforcement, was part of a three-month undercover operation. Apparently several local residents complained at town meetings about illegal activity and the presence of drugs in the area.  According to authorities, this lead to the undercover operations and the […]

  • Drug Bust Leads to Fatal Car Crash in Sunrise, Florida

    Drug Bust Leads to Fatal Car Crash in Sunrise, Florida

    A man named Robert Goldsmith, 30 years of age in Sunrise, Florida is now facing murder charges after a drug bust lead to a fatal car crash, according to authorities.  The incidence occurred on the 3200 block of Northwest 84th Avenue this past Tuesday. An informant reported that Goldsmith is a drug dealer and after […]

  • Accidental Death Sends Woman to Jail For Supplying Friend With Fatal Dose of Heroin

    Accidental Death Sends Woman to Jail For Supplying Friend With Fatal Dose of Heroin

    Jamie N. Maynard didn’t mean for her to die and though she was doing another heroin addict a favor. “I thought at the time I was helping Courtney because she kept telling me she was sick,” Jamie Maynard said in a Franklin County Courtroom. Maynard called Penix “a beautiful person” with whom she had a […]

  • Fentanyl Overdose Deaths More Than Doubled in One Year

    Fentanyl Overdose Deaths More Than Doubled in One Year

    The number of deaths related to Fentanyl has more than doubled in the United States in just one year.  Fentanyl is an ultra-powerful opioid painkiller approximately 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin.  And it’s killing people by the handfuls. In 2014, 4200 individuals in the United Stated died from a fentanyl overdose compared […]

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