Drug Trafficker Convicted of Ordering Three Murders in Newark Racketeering Case

Newark, New Jersey – A 43-year-old man from Essex County was found guilty last week of orchestrating three murders and engaging in a large-scale narcotics operation. Michael Healy of Montclair was convicted by a federal jury on charges including racketeering conspiracy, drug distribution conspiracy, and conspiring to murder a federal witness, among others. The verdict … Read more

Tramadol Boxes Reduced to 15 Pills After Deaths Linked to Drug

PARIS, France – In response to the alarming rise in addiction cases tied to the powerful opioid painkiller Tramadol, France has taken decisive action to limit the potential for abuse. The number of pills in a box of Tramadol has been reduced from 30 to a maximum of 15, following recommendations from the country’s national … Read more

Deadly Drug Deal Turns Into Shooting at DeKalb County Gas Station

Decatur, Georgia – Authorities in DeKalb County are on the lookout for three individuals in connection with a fatal shooting that transpired during an alleged drug transaction, police reported. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday evening when law enforcement received a call regarding a deceased individual near Flat Shoals Parkway and Snapfinger Road. … Read more

Arrest Made in Pomona Murder Investigation: Man Suspected of Killing Woman in Drug Overdose Case

Pomona, California – A man has been taken into custody on suspicion of murder following the tragic death of a young woman in Pomona back in February. The Pomona Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit apprehended 43-year-old Tommy Ray Belin on March 21, connecting him to the killing of 25-year-old Andrea Bustillos. The case dates back … Read more

Overdose Crisis: San Francisco’s Battle Against Drug Epidemic

San Francisco, California is facing a troubling rise in drug overdoses, sparking concerns about the health and safety of its residents. The city has been struggling to combat this epidemic, with overdose deaths reaching alarming rates in recent years. Despite efforts to increase access to addiction treatment and harm reduction services, the number of fatal … Read more

Toxic Drug Alert Issued in Williams Lake After Multiple Overdoses and Fatalities

Williams Lake, British Columbia – A recent toxic drug alert has been issued for the residents of Williams Lake. The alert, set to remain in effect for the week, comes in response to a series of overdoses, including fatalities, linked to the use of down or fentanyl within the community. Interior Health, in a news … Read more

Opioids and Stimulants: Examining the Rise in Drug Overdose Deaths from 2021 to 2022 in the US

Drug overdose deaths in the United States have been a persistent and concerning issue, with rates steadily increasing over the past two decades. Recently, overdoses involving synthetic opioids like fentanyl and stimulants such as cocaine and methamphetamine have surged, presenting a growing challenge for public health officials. According to a report from the National Vital … Read more

Brooklyn Man Charged with Shooting Teen During Drug Robbery in East Flatbush

Brooklyn, New York – A young man who narrowly escaped a confrontation with a Brooklyn gunman, only to witness the perpetrator being fatally shot by NYPD officers, now faces charges in connection to a separate shooting incident. Jeremiah Adams, 19, was taken into custody following a dramatic altercation with Nathan Scott, 20, in East Flatbush. … Read more

Drug Smuggling Ring Busted in Los Angeles: 13 Mexican Mafia Members Charged

Los Angeles, California – Thirteen individuals linked to the Mexican Mafia have been charged for their alleged involvement in a drug smuggling ring operating within Los Angeles. The group is accused of facilitating the transportation and distribution of illicit substances throughout the region. Federal authorities have attributed a significant portion of the narcotics trafficking in … Read more

Drug Bust in Port Hardy Leads to Arrest of Six Suspects and Seizure of Fentanyl and Crack Cocaine

Port Hardy, British Columbia – In response to a recent surge in overdose deaths, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have taken decisive action in a drug-related investigation, resulting in the arrest of six individuals and the execution of two search warrants. The operation, launched by Port Hardy RCMP in early March with support from … Read more