Heroin

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Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor For the City of New York
Kimberly Dole
May 08, 2020 - 4:41 pm
A long-term investigation led to police seizing over $1 million worth of heroin and the arrest of six people in the Bronx on Thursday night.
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Nassau County Police
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Kimberly Dole
December 18, 2019 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The largest know heroin trafficking ring in Nassau County history has been broken up, according to authorities on Tuesday. The bust included the arrests of 15 people who they say sold between 13,000 and 26,000 doses of heroin per month and the seizing of cash and $1.2...
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Benny Garcia
Holyoke Police Department
1010 WINS Newsroom
November 17, 2019 - 11:43 am
A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to drug charges after authorities said his 5-year-old son brought heroin to school and told his teacher that when he tastes the powder he becomes Spider-Man.
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Heroin bust
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
July 19, 2019 - 2:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Federal and state agents seized $5 million worth of suspected heroin headed for New York City and the northeast this week, included some bearing an "El Chapo" stamp. Prosecutors and police announced the interception of 3 kilograms of what is believed to be heroin and 250,000...
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Connecticut drug bust
Waterbury Police
May 18, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths.
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 Stash of heroin drugs on table in transparent bags with money in piles
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
April 22, 2019 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Fentanyl has been blamed for tens of thousands of overdose deaths a year, leading officials to mull classifying the synthetic opioid as a weapon of mass destruction. RELATED: Schumer: Make JFK a 'firewall' against Chinese fentanyl 3 Arrested in major NJ fentanyl, heroin...
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Monmouth County heroin bust
Monmouth County Prosecutors Office
April 15, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Authorities say they've broken up a heroin distribution ring that sold as much as $400,000 worth of drugs a month.
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Heroin seized as part of an investigation on Long Island.
Nassau County DA
March 21, 2019 - 1:05 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Over a dozen people have been indicted in connection with an alleged heroin ring being run out of a cerebral palsy center. The Nassau County DA says search warrants turned up more than a kilogram of heroin, 192 grams of cocaine, a gun, 22 lbs of marijuana, and $220,000...
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File image of a yellow school bus.
Dreamstime
February 20, 2019 - 3:02 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A school bus carrying special needs kids crashed Wednesday, afternoon near 14th Ave and Jones Street in Newark. RELATED: Man charged with firing on school bus, wounding driver | Multiple students injured in Colorado school bus crash | Driver in fatal New Jersey school...
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Antonella Barba
(AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
February 13, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A recently unsealed court document says a former contestant on both "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" worked as a courier for a drug ring and was trying to deliver nearly 2 pounds (830 grams) of fentanyl when she was arrested last year. RELATED: Reality show doc, woman charged...
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