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Overdose investigation leads to arrests for heroin trafficking

As overdoses continue to make headlines in New York and across the country, investigators in Long Island focused their attention on finding the source of drugs behind a recent non-fatal overdose. The Long Island Heroin Task Force suspected the occupants of a 2003 Mercedes Benz to be involved in the incident. Police pulled the vehicle over in Copiague and found heroin in the car of a 31-year-old man and 27-year-old woman. The woman's 21-month-old child was also in the vehicle.

Drug arrest threatens career of emerging rap artist

Fans of rap music in New York anticipating the release of a debut album from Rich Homie Quan might not have a chance to see him perform in the future after his arrest for alleged drug possession. Police in his home state in the South arrested him along with five of his associates at a Saturday night checkpoint. Authorities suspected the men of possessing drugs and a stolen firearm.

NY parents arrested for drug possession and endangering a child

A married couple in Jamestown found themselves under arrest following a law enforcement raid at their residence on May 16. After their arrest, their 4-year-old child was taken into protective custody. A municipal drug task force, state narcotics enforcement team and the DEA took part in the search of their home. The raid was conducted through a search warrant.

Arrests in drug trafficking operation

According to officials, 52 individuals were charged with multiple offenses related to almost 370 crimes as a result of a Central New York drug trafficking operation. The charges included selling drugs, operating as a major drug trafficker, drug possession and conspiracy to commit murder.

3 men get probation in major marijuana growing case

A case that was investigated by the New York State Police has ended with three men being sentenced after pleading guilty to first-degree criminal possession of marijuana. The men were charged with the offense for allegedly being involved in a major grow operation of the drug.

Some of the most addictive drugs used in the US

Drug addiction starts small but often grows over time to be out of control. If you need money to support a drug habit, you may turn to dealing or other crimes to get the cash. This often leads to criminal charges and a record that can affect your ability to get a job or live a successful life once you are clean. While you may have been unaware of how addictive the drug could be when you starte d it, it is never too late to learn more about what you are dealing with and how to get help.

African-Americans disproportionately wrongly convicted

In New York in 2016, 14 people were exonerated for crimes they did not commit. African-Americans may be more likely to be wrongly convicted of a crime, according to a study that was released on March 7. The study, performed by the National Registry of Exonerations, looked at data from 1989 to 2016 and found that 47 percent of the 1,900 people exonerated were African-American. This is three times their population in the country. African-Americans were 12 times more likely to face wrongful conviction in drug crimes and seven times more likely to face a wrongful murder conviction compared to whites.

Dealing with the comeback of an old favorite: heroin

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) deaths from opioid use is at an all-time high. In 2014, 47,000 people died from drug overdose. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden remarked that the statistics illustrate the need for law enforcement to intensify efforts "to reduce the availability of heroin, illegal fentanyl and other illegal opioids." The fact is that since 2000, there has been a 200 percent increase in deaths involving opioid pain relievers such as heroin. This drug, which has been around for more than a century, is among the most popular illegal substances found in New York.

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