Police: Commack Man Stole Identities And Credit Cards To Pay For Heroin, Gambling AddictionsPolice said the 44-year-old is also being sued by numerous victims on Long Island and New York City for stealing more than $650,000 using a similar scheme.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Suffolk County Offering Heroin Treatment To Inmates Upon ReleaseThe pilot program, said Assistant Deputy County Executive Tim Sini, will combine counseling and the medication Vivitrol free of charge, which prevents a person from craving heroin.
Long Island Woman Who Ran Cancer Scam Gets Prison Sentence After Failing RehabBrittany Ozarowski, of Miller Place, pleaded guilty in December 2013 to grand larceny, forgery and other charges.
Suspected Philip Seymour Hoffman Heroin Dealer Seeks Treatment For AddictionRobert Vineberg, 57, has been charged with felony possession of heroin with intent to sell. His attorney said Vineberg was a ten bag a day heroin addict, a friend of the Oscar-winning actor and not his drug dealer.