Heroin

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Leniency Sought In Daughter’s Overdose Death

The parents of a woman who died of a heroin overdose earlier this year are seeking leniency for a man convicted of having supplied the drugs.

12/14/2014

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Woman Facing Drug Charges After Arrest In Banksville

A woman is facing drug charges after being arrested when police were called out to check on a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot in Banksville.

11/11/2014

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40 Indicted In Huge Drug Operation Centered In Homewood

The US Attorney’s Office made a big announcement Friday morning, saying it would be handing down indictments for 40 suspects in a drug trafficking ring.

10/24/2014

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2 Reportedly Attempt Escape During New Kensington Drug Raid

Police in Westmoreland County raided an apartment in New Kensington early this morning, seizing drugs and taking several people into custody.

10/21/2014

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Authorities Arrest Wanted Murder Suspect, Find Large Heroin Operation

US Marshals looking to arrest a wanted murder suspect stumbled upon a large heroin distribution Thursday in Baldwin.

09/20/2014

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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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