Keyword: heroin
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Last year, more than 1,400 New Yorkers died from opioid overdoses. A decade ago it was just over 540. Opioid abuse deaths are an epidemic spreading fast despite more treatment centers sprouting up around the city, and more access to the life-saving opioid blocker naloxone. more
1. Police said on June 2, a 27-year-old was arrested for criminal possession of heroin in a building just paces away from the site where five were arrested as part of an alleged ring on May 28. In … more
1. Police arrested a man carrying 115 small envelopes containing heroin at the intersection of West 225th Street and Exterior Street on April 1 at 9:30 p.m.   The man, 47, was arrested and … more
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