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Federal Agencies Target Pipeline Of Heroin, Prescription Meds Coming To Michigan

Federal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.

CBS Detroit–22 hours ago

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Roseville Man Sentenced In Mississippi Drug Conspiracy; Dad, Harper Woods Man Awaiting Fate

The trio wanted to buy the cocaine in South Mississippi and deliver it to a man in Detroit, investigators said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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FBI Raids Target ‘Criminal Organization’ Dealing Heroin Along Detroit-Oakland County Line

Several businesses were raided in an effort to bust a large-scale heroin operation that investigators say is controlled by a violent, Detroit-based gang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2015

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Heroin Use Among Young People Spikes Sharply In Southeast Michigan, Across The U.S.

Grim new statistics have been released on the heroin problem plaguing the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2015

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‘Operation Smack Down’: 155 Arrested In Crackdown On Heroin Trafficking In Macomb County And Detroit

“Users started to use the SMART Bus system as a way to avoid detection, using the Gratiot and Van Dyke corridors to get to Detroit to purchase their drugs.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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Charges Filed Against 4 People In 3 Drug Overdose Deaths

The overdoses involved heroin, fentanyl and Vicodin, another powerful painkiller.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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Woman Who Lost Grandson To Heroin Takes On Drug Addiction

They were especially close, and shared the same birthday, Jan. 14.

CBS Detroit–04/27/2015

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Suspected Drug Dealer Nicknamed ‘Hillbilly’ Arrested In Connection With Overdose Deaths

Police allege that 53-year-old Rickey Bernard — who goes by the nickname “Hillbilly” — sold the narcotics to the victims while working as a maintenance man at the Willows Motel in Bedford Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2015

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2 Charged After Heroin User’s Body Found Near I-94

Authorities have filed charges against two men they say dumped the body of a dead heroin user near I-94.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

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2 People Arrested After Body Found Near Int. 94

The sheriff’s office says two men who moved the body from an Ypsilanti house are in custody. Charges are likely.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

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