Police say last April, Patricia Davenport took her 15-year-old daughter into the kitchen of the Harleysville apartment where they formerly lived, introducing her to the deadly drug heroin, which she snorted.
Delaware State Police say a woman has been arrested after they say her four-year-old daughter brought heroin into a daycare and began passing it out to other children.
As officers approached the juvenile, he threw a plastic bag on the ground. That bag contained 25 bags of heroin.
The investigation allegedly began after several residents in the area of Sicklerville Road and Orr Road complained to police about the activity.
Police arrested and charged a mother after they found her unconscious and under the influence of heroin inside of her car with her two-year-old son.
In total, police confiscated 133 bags of heroin during what initially started as a traffic stop.
The eight-month-old kitten was found Sunday. Its neck was bound by a rope and the animal was bleeding from its face.
Authorities say the kitten was choked with a rope, was bleeding, and was given heroin.
Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee of Atlantic City received a six-year prison term when he was sentenced Friday.
Pennsylvania has issued new guidelines for medical professionals on the use of opioid painkillers in an effort to stem the rising tide of prescription drug addiction.
A Delaware man wanted on shoplifting charges shoved baggies of heroin down his baby’s diaper when he was confronted by police, investigators said.
Child endangerment charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey father who allegedly was driving drunk with his two young children in the car.
Ocean County’s prosecutor is warning about the possibility of tainted heroin being sold in the county with a distinctive logo on it.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.
The task force will be made up of parents, teachers, civic organizations, students, medical professionals, law enforcement and religious leaders, and the Board says it’s already received more than a dozen applications from candidates.