Heroin

(Source: Armstrong County Jail)

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

(Source: Armstrong County Jail)

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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Police: Westmoreland Co. Woman Sold Drugs From Hospital Room

Greensburg City police are expected to file charges as early as Tuesday against a woman from Youngwood who was leading two lives at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

04/21/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Former Hockey Coach Arrested With Drugs Accepts Plea Deal

A former assistant youth hockey coach in Bethel Park accepted a plea deal in court this morning in connection with drug charges.

03/18/2014

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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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Assault Suspect Escapes Custody At Mercy Hospital

Police are searching for an assault suspect who escaped from UPMC Mercy Hospital while being treated for injuries after fleeing from a traffic stop in Downtown Pittsburgh.

03/13/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office)

After Rash Of Overdoses, Heroin-Related Deaths Are Down

After a recent string of heroin overdose deaths, officials say heroin-related deaths are on the downswing.

03/03/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Woman Accused Of Selling Heroin In Happy Meals Appears In Court

A woman accused of selling heroin in Happy Meals appeared in court today.

02/11/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office)

Officials To Hold Town Hall Meeting Over Heroin Death Concerns

The recent rash of heroin overdose deaths in our area seem to have slowed down, but residents in one local community are still concerned.

02/06/2014

(Photo Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Actor’s Overdose Death Sheds New Light On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Issue

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.

02/03/2014

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