Drug incidents and overdoses related to fentanyl are occurring at an alarming rate throughout the United States and represent a significant threat to public health and safety,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart. “Often laced in heroin, fentanyl and fentanyl analogues produced in illicit clandestine labs are up to 100 times more powerful than morphine and 30-50 times more powerful than heroin
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WILIMINGTON, DEL. — It was party time at Club Lavish, a splendid club in the Wild West town of DEADWOOD or as they call it in Delaware – Wilmington. Police say that on Feb. 21, 2015 at about 1:30 am, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of N. Union Street, Club Lavish, regarding a disorderly crowd fighting.
Wilmington Police Beat: Cops collar criminals with crack & heroin packing heat; forecast – heavy snow with periods of incarceration!
Frazier was found to be armed with a HW 38 revolver on his person, as well as 5 grams of packaged marijuana. Frazier was taken into custody without incident. Burgos was found to be in possession of 4.0 grams of crack-cocaine on his person, along with 26 grams of packaged marijuana
Located on defendant Coston incident to arrest were marijuana and heroin. Located on defendant Barrett was an amount of packaged marijuana, and $1800.00 in cash. A further investigation into the vehicle revealed a Mossberg International .22 sub tech handgun, loaded with (13) rounds of ammunition, and an additional (72) .22 caliber rounds of ammunition in the vehicle
When abused, promethazine-codeine cough syrup presents a high risk of fatal overdose due to its effect of depressing the central nervous system, which can slow or stop the heart and lungs. Mixing with alcohol greatly increases this risk. Promethazine-codeine cough syrup has been linked to the overdose deaths of a few prominent musicians.
“Naloxone is very effective and relatively inexpensive ,” says Doyon. “The benefits of allowing bystanders who are properly trained to administer the medication are unmeasurable. Death occurs minutes after a victim stops breathing, and often occurs before first responders arrive at the scene. Naloxone administered by bystanders early can be life-saving.”
Previous studies have shown that the administration of naloxone by bystanders has reversed the effects of an opioid overdose in anywhere from 75 to 100 percent of documented cases.
Search of Speeding Suspect Revealed Reason for Urgency
BISHOPVILLE, MD. A Delaware man was busted by Maryland State Trooper R. Marshall for possession of heroin as a result of a traffic stop on Feb. 4, 2015.
Police report that on February 4, 2015, at approximately 1:53 pm troopers were working in the area of Bishopville Road (Maryland Route 367) and Old Stage Road when a vehicle driven by Lamar Darnell Morris, 31233 Adams Street, Selbyville, Del., was stopped for exceeding the posted speed limit.
Southern Md. Police Beat: Calvert Sheriff’s Deputy Rediker snares two with heroin; man flees from cops in library
Doing Heroin with the Dewey Decimal System at the Library
PRINCE FREDERICK, MD. As yet another example of the continued slide to the sewer of contemporary society in Maryland and the rest of the nation, a ruckus took place at the Prince Frederick library. This is the same library where world-famous author Tom Clancy conducted his research thirty years ago as he penned his famous books. The recent commotion at the library didn’t involve secret agents pouring through the volumes of technical books to see what Clancy might have missed. Instead, three Calvert County deputies were charging into the library tracking a drug suspect.
WALDORF, MD. — Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports that on Dec. 5 at 4:46 p.m., officers assigned to the CCSO Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at Aces High Tattoo Parlor in the 11700 block of Central Avenue in Waldorf after receiving information about drug sales at the shop. Through further investigation, detectives found $6,000 of suspected heroin, $1,200 worth of suspected marijuana, prescription medications, drug distribution paraphernalia, and a 12 gauge shotgun.
That Delaware Heroin Has a Deadly Reaction for Preston Man; Brother Charged with Manslaughter in Trade of Oxy for Smack
PRESTON, MD. – Caroline County Sheriff’s Deputies made an arrest of a man responsible for a heroin overdose death, that of the suspect’s brother.
On September 3, 2014 Deputies from the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, Patrol Division, responded to a residence in the 7000 block of Ganeys Wharf Road, Preston, Maryland, for a cardiac arrest, which resulted in the death of Eric Pattison Matzeit (31 years old).