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Forum On Drug Abuse Hears from Recovering Addicts

People who abused heroin and other drugs described how they quit as officials called for a comprehensive approach to deal with what they called an epidemic and scourge.

04/17/2014

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State Rise In Heroin Use ‘Unlike Anything’

Numerous states, including Connecticut, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.

04/05/2014

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Arraignment Set In Torrington Overdose Death

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A 22-year-old man is facing arraignment on drug charges in connection with a heroin overdose death in Torrington. Sanden Abrahams is scheduled to appear in Bantam Superior Court in Litchfield on […]

03/31/2014

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Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust In Waterbury

Connecticut state police say a traffic stop in Waterbury led a trooper to a drug bust and a large bag of heroin.

03/22/2014

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Hartford Police Seized Fentanyl Laced Heroin

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford police investigating a spike in heroin overdoses have arrested five suspects. It was just before one o’clock Wednesday afternoon that officers, working in conjunction with the FBI and the DEA, […]

03/13/2014

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New Heroin Drug Becoming Rampant In State

It’s stamped “New World Heroin” and is laced with Fentanyl, making it 80 times more potent than Morphine and creating even more deadly side effects.

02/25/2014

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Police: Almost 700 Heroin Bags Near Child’s Seat

Vermont State Police say they made several unrelated drug arrests along Interstate 91 in Westminster over the weekend, including one in which nearly 700 bags of heroin were found under a car seat cushion of a 5-year-old girl.

02/03/2014

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22 Arrested In Connecticut-California ‘Drug Pipeline’

Local and federal officials say they have arrested twenty-two people in a drug ring that shipped heroin, cocaine and marijuana from California to the greater Hartford area.

10/31/2013

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Police Working To Track Bad Batch Of Heroin Which Killed One Man

Authorities in Connecticut and New York are searching for what they call a “bad batch” of heroin following several overdoses, including one that was fatal.

10/08/2013

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Quiet Corner Heroin Bust

State Police  made four drug  arrests  Friday after executing search warrants at two locations in Thompson.The warrants were sought following an increase in heroin sales  in the area. At 150 Church Street investigators  found scales,packaging […]

09/13/2013

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