Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.
Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.
A New Jersey man has been charged in connection with the theft of his grandmother’s car from a church parking lot.
Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.
Police and firefighters in Fairfield are set to undergo training that will enable them to carry an antidote that reverses the effects of heroin and other opiates.
Despite heroin being available in highly concentrated forms, the spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Al Della Fave, said dealers are always looking to super-charge their product.
The measures include provisions requiring insurance companies to consistently cover treatment for addiction, funding for public awareness of drug use and funding for more New York state troopers to investigate heroin trafficking.
The charges were announced by District Attorney Kenneth Thompson and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.
Two men from upstate laced their heroin with a powerful anesthetic, stuffed it into packets stamped “Breaking Bad” and sold it around the Hudson Valley, resulting in at least three fatal overdoses, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Just one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.
Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference Tuesday at a Trenton drug treatment center to announce the statewide expansion of a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer Narcan.
Malloy’s signature extends the state’s Good Samaritan law to first responders and providers of the life-saving drug.
Xavier Ingram was charged with resisting arrest by flight, receiving stolen property, drug possession and three weapons offenses.
Two dozen reputed Staten Island drug gang members were arrested Thursday, accused in 29 shootings and three killings since 2008, authorities said.