Heroin

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Woman Who Sued Over Amputation Now Facing Drug Charges

Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.

01/31/2014

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2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If “Theraflu” Related

Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.

01/31/2014

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A.G.’s Office: Dealers May Be Rebranding Heroin Connected To Overdose Deaths

Early Thursday morning, agents from Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General and Clairton Police arrested 39-year-old Tywon Newby and charged him with heroin possession and intent to deliver.

01/30/2014

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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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Detectives: McDonald’s Employee Sold Heroin In Happy Meals

Pittsburgh drug detectives say they arrested a McDonalds worker who was selling heroin in happy meals.

01/29/2014

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Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And Heroin

Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.

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D.A. To Pursue Charges In Overdose Deaths Like In 1988 China White Case

Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams says the stamp bags associated with the recent overdose deaths marked ‘Theraflu’ and ‘Bud Ice’ contain a mixture of both heroin and Fentanyl.

01/28/2014

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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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22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

At least 22 people in Western Pennsylvania, including 15 in Allegheny County have now been killed by a deadly mix of heroin and the narcotic Fentanyl.

01/26/2014

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Officials Issue Second Alert After 4 More Overdose Deaths

Four more overdose deaths in the past 24 hours have officials with the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on high alert.

01/25/2014

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Strong Form Of Heroin May Be Behind Recent Overdose Deaths

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has issued an alert to the public after three overdose deaths over the past two days.

01/24/2014

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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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2 Sought After Large Sums Of Heroin Found In McKees Rocks

Arrest warrants have been issued for two men after large amounts of heroin were found in McKees Rocks apartments.

01/22/2014

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Man Busted For Drugs During Routine Traffic Stop

Police uncovered a large amount of drugs and cash during a routine traffic stop in Washington County.

01/18/2014

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