Tag: Heroin

10 Busted in NYC-based Long Island Heroin Ring, DA Says

Suffolk County and federal authorities said they busted 10 suspects allegedly involved in a drug ring that trafficked heroin from New York City to...

Bay Shore Home Linked to $5M NYC Heroin Ring Bust, Feds...

Authorities said the alleged heroin ring distributed from New York City to upstate and LI.

Gang-led Heroin, Dog-fighting Ring Busted, Officials Say

The suspects allegedly sold heroin laced with an additive linked to fatal overdoses.

Greenlawn Gang Members Nabbed in $15K Drug Bust, Cops Say

Investigators seized heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana, with an estimated street value of about $15,000, police said.

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Mexico to Long Island Heroin Pipeline Busted, DA Says

Nassau detectives who bought a pound of heroin in Manhasset and Great Neck ago traced it to the source in Mexico.

NY Heroin Law Deal Scorecard: What Passed, What Didn’t

“Honestly, it’s hard for us to wrap our heads around the attraction to this drug,” one state lawmaker lamented.

How Long Island is Losing its War on Heroin

Heroin arrests and fatal ODs are up on LI despite prevention efforts and Nassau failed to fully use its own anti-heroin law for three years.

‘Hollywood’ Heroin Bust in East End Nets 9 Suspects

This specific form of heroin is especially potent, officials said.

Potent Painkiller Mixed with Heroin Blamed for Deaths

The drug is 100 times more potent than morphine, officials said.