Suffolk Police: Opioid Drug Dealers Use Chemical Analogues To Escape ProsecutionDrug dealers have found a new way to avoid getting prosecuted if selling drugs.
Authorities Seize 'Over One Million Doses' Of Fentanyl From Long Island HomeSuffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said it was enough of the deadly chemical to kill hundreds of thousands of people.
Enough Fentanyl For 32-Million Fatal Overdoses Seized In Queens RaidAuthorities found enough fentanyl for 32 million deadly overdoses in a raid on a Queens apartment, making it the largest seizure of its kind in New York City.
More Than 1,000 People Will Likely Die From Drug Overdoses In Connecticut This YearMore than 1,000 people will likely die from an accidental drug overdose this year in Connecticut, according to a grim projection by the state's chief medical examiner.
At Least $3 Million Worth Of Dangerous Fentanyl Found In UWS Drug BustA major drug bust went down recently at an Upper West Side apartment, where investigators said the drugs they found are worth at least $3 million.
‘I Saw Them Out There Barbecuing,’ Neighbors Shocked By West Babylon Fentanyl BustFederal investigators stormed a residential Long Island home allegedly used to turn out the deadly drug fentanyl, which is driving the overdose epidemic.
NYPD To Refocus Efforts On Drug Dealers To Curb Heroin CrisisNew York City has seen a 22 percent jump in fatal overdoses so far in 2017. The NYPD is blaming that on fentanyl, a particularly potent synthetic drug.
3 Arrested In Fentanyl Bust On Long IslandAuthorities on Long Island took down a massive operation that they say had been supplying the entire East Coast with drug paraphernalia and packaging.
Fatalities From Fentanyl Surpass Heroin Deaths On Long IslandThe synthetic opioid fentanyl has surpassed heroin as the leading cause of overdose deaths on Long Island, according to health officials.
Investigators: Heroin, Fentanyl Sting Leads To 24 Arrests On Long IslandTwo dozen people have been arrested and nearly 4 kilograms of heroin and fentanyl have been seized in a 10-day drug sting on Long Island.
Medicare Dispensed Over $4.1 Billion To SeniorsWith an overdose epidemic worsening, nearly one-third of Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for commonly abused opioids such as OxyContin and fentanyl in 2015.
Fentanyl Use A Growing Problem In New JerseyAccording to the Drug Enforcement Administration, it's a synthetic drug that is often mixed with heroin and 40 to 50 times more powerful.