Maryland had a 33 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the first quarter of this year.
After discussing a prostitute who allegedly killed a top Google exec, the Junkies were taken for a ride by a caller alleging to have a similar sex/heroine-for money deal in place with a hooker.
Maryland’s historic capital is known for sailing and shopping, a place where people eat seafood at waterside restaurants. It’s not a place that city police considered a destination for people looking to buy heroin — at least, not until recently.
Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration’s 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.
Annapolis police have announced charges against nine alleged heroin dealers.
A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend’s body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.
A D.C. drug dealer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after three of his customers in Fairfax County died.
Anne Arundel County police officers will soon begin carrying “Narcan,” a drug that can reverse the effects of a heroin overdose, the department announced Monday.
Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.
A woman and her daughter have been convicted of smuggling kilograms of heroin into the U.S. from Guatemala.