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.
Authorities have filed charges against two men they say dumped the body of a dead heroin user near I-94.
The sheriff’s office says two men who moved the body from an Ypsilanti house are in custody. Charges are likely.
Oakland County Sheriff’s officials say illegal drugs are to blame for three deaths within a seven hour span Wednesday
A high-end prostitute who allegedly gave a fatal amount of heroin to a Google executive from Michigan, and fled the scene, has been arrested in California.
A citizen of Ghana is found guilty of importing more than one kilo of heroin into the United States.
A 42-year-old Lake Orion man was arraigned Monday on charges of heroin possession after an incident in a Subway bathroom.
Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.
Having seen a dramatic increase in the number of cases involving heroin, the Oakland County Sheriff’s office will be teaming up in the coming week with other law enforcement agencies to host a seminar aimed at educating the public on the dangers to teens.
Bouchard says heroin use often begins as a replacement for prescription drug abuse.