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After Two More Overdose Deaths, Cape May Prosecutor Calls Heroin Problem An ‘Epidemic’ In Region

“We’re calling it an epidemic. It’s statewide in New Jersey and I think it’s in Pennsylvania as well, from everything we can tell.” Cape May Prosecutor Robert Taylor said.

04/10/2014

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39 Arrested, More Than 13,000 Bags Of Heroin Recovered In New Castle County Drug Bust

The officers conducted a five day operation, resulting in the arrest 39 people and the seizure of more than 13,000 bags of heroin.

04/03/2014

Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program Wednesday that allows police in Ocean and Monmouth counties to carry and administer the drug. (credit: CBS3)

NJ Now Lets Police Administer Anti-overdose Drug In Some Counties

Some police officers in New Jersey are now permitted to administer a drug that counteracts heroin overdoses.

04/02/2014

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21 Arrested In Alleged NJ Drug Ring

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.

03/27/2014

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Gov. Christie Approves EMTs Giving Overdose Treatment

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a waiver allowing first responders to carry and administer medication to treat drug overdose patients in emergency situations.

03/21/2014

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6 Arrested For Allegedly Plotting To Operate ‘Heroin Mill’ In Camden

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.

03/21/2014

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New Jersey Man Convicted After Leading Police On Lengthy Pursuit

A New Jersey man convicted of leading police in two towns on a long pursuit before he was caught with heroin is now facing a lengthy prison sentence.

03/15/2014

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18-Year-Old Shows Up To New Jersey Court With 43 Bags Of Heroin

Officers have charged an 18-year-old man after he showed up to court with 43 bags of heroin.

03/13/2014

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Heroin Found On 2-Year-Old At NJ Daycare

Police have arrested a father after 48 packets of heroin were found in his 2-year-old son’s jacket at a northern New Jersey daycare center.

03/12/2014

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Dom Giordano Speaks With Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler About The Rise In Heroin Overdoses

Dom Giordano spoke with Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler on Monday, March 10th on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the growing epidemic of heroin addiction in the region.

03/10/2014

(A poster created by Bucks County officials encourages the public to submit drug crime tips by phone, e-mail, or text message.)

Bucks Officials Urging Public To Join County’s War on Heroin

“Drug dealers are killing Bucks County’s kids,” says county prosecutor Matthew Weintraub.

03/07/2014

(Delco DA Jack Whelan, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: David Madden)

Delco DA Wants Law Changed To Allow Cops To Carry Anti-Overdose Drug

District attorney jack Whelan and the Delaware County Council want officers in their jurisdiction to be able to carry naloxone, also known as Narcan, a drug which can reverse a heroin, oxycontin, or other opiate overdose.

03/06/2014

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Police In Ocean County Being Trained On New Drug That Could Treat Heroin Overdoses

Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.

03/05/2014

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Authorities Say Heroin-Related Deaths On The Rise In Delaware County

Local law enforcement indicates heroin is flooding our region with deadly consequences.

02/27/2014

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Suspected Camden Drug Dealer Tries To Avoid Arrest By Jumping From Second-floor Window

Police chased the suspect upstairs, and he then jumped from the second-floor window to the ground.

02/18/2014

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