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Man Throws Brick Of Heroin Away While Fleeing Kennedy Twp. Police

A suspected heroin dealer fled from police during a traffic stop Monday afternoon.

09/08/2014

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State Police Alert Westmoreland Co. Residents To Record Number Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Vehicle break-ins happen all the time, but for state troopers in Westmoreland County, the totals are unprecedented.

09/04/2014

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New Law Puts 2 Alleged Drug Dealers Behind Bars In Fatal Overdose

Two men are charged with allegedly providing the drugs that led to another man’s death in Westmoreland County.

09/03/2014

Stephanie Kelly (Source: Westmoreland County Jail)

Police Arrest 1, Seize Drugs, Weapons In Separate Penn Twp. Investigations

Police in Westmoreland County have one person in custody and seized drugs, hundreds of dollars in cash and weapons in two separate investigations in Penn Township.

08/26/2014

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Dozens Arrested In Allegheny County Drug Sweep

Dozens of people were taken into custody Monday morning as a major drug sweep continues.

08/11/2014

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Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested In N. Versailles Also Wanted In W. Va.

A routine traffic stop ended with a suspected drug dealer behind bars.

07/24/2014

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Police: 30 Heroin Bricks Found In Suspected Drug Dealer’s Car During Traffic Stop

Police arrested a suspected drug dealer Wednesday during a routine traffic stop in Wilkins Township.

07/23/2014

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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 Make Arrest Butler Co. In Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Death

After the rash of fentanyl-laced heroin deaths seems to have slowed down, new charges are being filed.

06/20/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Set Up Prescription Drug Monitoring System In Pa.

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — As overdose deaths from prescription drug abuse skyrocket, Westmoreland County leaders are urging the state House of Representatives to pass new legislation. The year hasn’t even reached the halfway mark, and so […]

06/12/2014

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2 Accused Of Stealing Cemetery Vases Waive Hearing, Head To Trial

Two people accused of stealing bronze vases worth thousands of dollars from a cemetery in Westmoreland County and then selling them for scrap are heading to trial.

06/03/2014

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2 Arrested After Police Find Heroin In Child’s Backpack

A Beltzhoover man and another person were arrested after bundles of heroin were found in a child’s book bag.

06/01/2014

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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: Rash Of Cemetery Crimes Solved In Westmoreland Co.

Police in Westmoreland County say they’ve solved a recent string of thefts at the Greenwood Cemetery in Lower Burrell.

05/23/2014

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Purse Snatching That Left Elderly Woman With Broken Hip

One of two sisters pleaded guilty to her role in a purse-snatching that broke the hip of an 82-year-old southwestern Pennsylvania woman who died months later.

05/06/2014

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