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New Law Aims To Reduce Number Of Fatal Drug Overdoses In Pennsylvania

A law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.

11/29/2014

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21 Federally Indicted In W.Va.-Pa. Drug Ring

A federal drug taskforce has arrested 13 and indicted 21 in a Philadelphia to Morgantown drug distribution ring.

11/21/2014

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Burlington County To Host Summit Showing The Dangers Of Illegal Drugs

Burlington County will host an anti-drug summit this week in Westampton, which is open to the general public.

11/16/2014

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Body Cavity Search Of Gloucester Township Man Yields ‘Significant Amount’ Of Heroin

No “butts” about it – one Gloucester Township man had a very uncomfortable ride to the hospital.

10/31/2014

4 Members Of Alleged Drug Trafficking Organization Arrested In Camden

Authorities say a fifth suspect, 25-year-old Brandon Jones, also of Camden, remains at large.

10/15/2014

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Montgomery County Mother Charged With Introducing Daughter To Heroin

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.

10/08/2014

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Police: 4-Year-Old Brings Heroin Into Delaware Daycare; Mother Arrested

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.

10/06/2014

Del. Police Arrest 14-Year-Old For Allegedly Dealing Heroin

As officers approached the juvenile, he threw a plastic bag on the ground. That bag contained 25 bags of heroin.

09/12/2014

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Police Arrest Alleged Heroin Dealer In Gloucester Township

The investigation allegedly began after several residents in the area of Sicklerville Road and Orr Road complained to police about the activity.

09/03/2014

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Police Find NJ Mom Unconscious And On Heroin While With Her 2-Year-Old

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.

08/26/2014

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Del. Police Nab Suspect With 130 Bags Of Heroin Allegedly Stuffed In His Pants

In total, police confiscated 133 bags of heroin during what initially started as a traffic stop.

08/19/2014

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Chester County SPCA Soliciting Donations For Care Of Kitten Injected With Heroin

The eight-month-old kitten was found Sunday. Its neck was bound by a rope and the animal was bleeding from its face.

08/06/2014

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West Chester Man Allegedly Gave Kitten Heroin, Choked It With A Rope

Authorities say the kitten was choked with a rope, was bleeding, and was given heroin.

08/05/2014

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Prosecutors: NJ Man Pleads Guilty In Overdose Death

Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee of Atlantic City received a six-year prison term when he was sentenced Friday.

07/26/2014

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Pa. Issues New Guidelines For Prescribing Painkillers

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.

07/15/2014

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