New Jersey’s U.S. attorney’s office says those charged are allegedly members and suppliers of an organization that distributed heroin and cocaine throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties.
The arrests are the result of “Operation China White,” a joint investigation led by New Jersey State Police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.
Burlington County police say a number of agencies assisted in the two joint operations.
Twenty-five-year-old Justin Bodman and 23-year-old Crystle L. Kotenko were arrested after an investigation revealed they were dealing heroin and prescription drugs out of the Best Western at 1800 East Lebanon Road in Dover.
State police are investigating a report that a woman smuggled drug-filled balloons to her western Pennsylvania inmate boyfriend by passing them mouth-to-mouth during a kiss.
Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Director Eric T. Kanefsky announced the arrest of Doctor Liviu T. Holca, for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical necessity.
The seizure was made on Monday at the UPS express consignment facility near Philadelphia International Airport.
Leach, while fully supporting the general legalization of marijuana, is working on a bill that would legalize a medical form of the drug to treat epileptic seizures.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
Narcotics may be the only humane way to deal with severe pain at the end of life.
Police are investigating after a 16-year-old was shot while being robbed after buying drugs.
Camden Police have arrested a father who shot his 2-year-old son on New Year’s Eve night.
For the second time in less than a month, U.S. Customs officers have seized more than 100 pounds of khat near Philadelphia Airport.