A task force involving local police, county police and the FBI was formed in early 2014 after a surge in heroin use and 85 overdose deaths in Westchester in 2012 and 2013.
Suffolk will roll out a program that targets users in the Suffolk County Drug Court system, the probation system, users who are saved by Narcan and those in county jails
State police are cautioning drug users that there are three highly lethal brands of heroin on the streets of New Jersey that have claimed six lives.
The lieutenant said the Police Department is taking part in a program designed to help young people arrested for drug use get on the right track.
An elaborate scheme to sell what prosecutors called poison on the streets of Nassau County in Mexico, police said.
With the help of the FBI and DEA, police rounded up 64 alleged low-level heroin dealers. “Operation Street Sweeper 2″ launched at 4 a.m.
A woman and her grown son were arrested this week, after they allegedly sold heroin to an undercover law enforcement agent in Long Beach, Long Island.
The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.
Two men face numerous charges after authorities broke up an alleged heroin mill that they say was being run out of a northern New Jersey home.
Authorities said Friday that a Newark man who turned himself in to face drug charges was found to have six envelopes of heroin with the word “EBOLA” stamped in red ink on the packets.
On Monday, a Long Island community honored first responders for the lives that they helped save by using a drug that brings overdosing addicts back to life.
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said the group sold large quantities of heroin and cocaine in Asbury Park, Neptune and surrounding towns in Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties.
Police in Bergen County, New Jersey, arrested two men on Friday after allegedly catching them with more than 3,000 decks of heroin that they allegedly planned to sell.
Four Northeastern states have agreed to collaborate in investigations of heroin trafficking that often cross state lines, authorities said Wednesday.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wants to change the war on drugs. On Wednesday he made a bold statement about drug abuse and prevention.