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12 Arrested, $43K Seized In Lawrence Co. Heroin Bust

Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa calls heroin the No. 1 problem in the area.

06/24/2014

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Police Arrest 2, Seize 1,500 Heroin Bricks, $100K In Mt. Washington Bust

Police have arrested two men as part of a large heroin bust on Mount Washington Sunday night.

06/09/2014

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Pittsburgh FBI Rounding Up Dozens In “Bricks R Us” Heroin Ring

Federal prosecutors and the FBI were set to announce dozens of arrests in what they’re calling a series of “overlapping and interrelated heroin distribution networks” in southwestern Pennsylvania.

05/29/2014

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Police: Suspects Attempted To Flush 180 Bags Of Heroin Down Toilet

Drug dealers are drafting younger teens as salesmen because, police say, they tend to get more lenient penalties.

03/17/2014

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Man Arrested, Charged With Selling Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

Ross Township police have arrested a man accused of selling fentanyl-laced heroin.

02/27/2014

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Police Crack Sophisticated Drug Dealing Operation In Tarentum

Police believe heroin may now be tougher to find on the streets in the Alle-Kiski Valley area, after a undercover drug bust in Tarentum.

02/25/2014

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2 Arrested In Connection With ‘Theraflu’ Heroin

Two people were arrested in separate drug busts Wednesday.

01/30/2014

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Police Arrest North Side Man During Heroin Bust

Police continue to make drug arrests, determined to get a deadly batch of heroin off the streets.

01/29/2014

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Police Seize 30 Bricks Of Heroin In Homestead

Police seized a significant amount of heroin in Homestead on Monday.

01/27/2014

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State Police Make 1 Arrest In “Large-Scale Heroin Operation”

One person has been arrested in what state police are calling a large-scale heroin operation.

01/23/2014

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8-Month Drug Investigation Nets More Than 100 Arrests

An eight-month long investigation led to more than 100 arrests in the area. It was part of a long-term drug sweep in five Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

12/20/2013

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Police: Utah Man Caught Flying With $1.2 Million Worth Of Pot

Authorities say a Utah man who was allegedly transporting marijuana worth $1.2 million in a plane was caught at a western Pennsylvania airport.

12/18/2013

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More Than 50 Arrest Warrants Issued For Drug Bust In Pitcairn

The Allegheny County Police Department held a news conference Friday afternoon to announce the results of a recent narcotics round up.

12/06/2013

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Man To Stand Trial For Allegedly Fleeing Police During Undercover Drug Operation

A man who led police on a chase in Pittsburgh’s West End during a drug sting last month will stand trial.

12/05/2013

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Man Charged After Fleeing West End Undercover Drug Operation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Mount Oliver man is in custody after fleeing a drug bust and leading police on a lengthy chase. Drew Bey, 48, is now facing several charges, including attempted homicide and aggravated […]

11/21/2013

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