Tag: Heroin

Heroin Takes Center Stage with Arrests and Federal Programs to Combat...

Both Nassau and Suffolk police said they seized large amounts of heroin in separate investigations across the Island.

Authorities: 36 Indicted in Historic Takedown of Rt. 110 Heroin Ring

The drug ring, dubbed the “110 crew,” peddled heroin outside hotels, restaurants, strip malls, big box retailers and coffee shops.

Feds: Arrest in Heroin Death of Kings Park Wrestling Star

The indictment charges Richard Jacobellis with distribution of a controlled substance and for causing the death of Nicholas Weber due to a heroin overdose.

Supervised Injection Facilities: Is This The Best We Can Do?

The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.

Long Island Heroin-Cocaine Drug Rings Dismantled, DA Says

The widening investigation into the pair of drug distribution networks took shape after patrol officers on the East End noticed “a significant upward trend” in heroin and cocaine drug busts beginning last September, the DA’s office said.

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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