‘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.”
The overdoses involved heroin, fentanyl and Vicodin, another powerful painkiller.
They were especially close, and shared the same birthday, Jan. 14.
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.