Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: heroin

Buffalo woman accused of selling heroin

BUFFALO — A Buffalo woman has been arrested on a drug charge, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Brittaney Ridgeway, 27, is charged with distribution of heroin, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 ...

Read More »

Ithaca mayor to propose supervised heroin injection

ALBANY — An upstate New York mayor’s proposal to consider allowing heroin users to shoot up under medical supervision has divided drug reform groups and addiction experts. A supervised injection site is just one of several changes in drug policy ...

Read More »

Lawmakers take aim against ‘epidemic’ of opiate abuse

Many parents say their child won’t become an addict, but that’s what happened to Theresa DeLone of Henrietta. DeLone testified before members of a state Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction about how addiction cost her son friends ...

Read More »

Rochester man sentenced

Lamarr Gilbert, 21, of Rochester, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for conviction of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine and heroin. He appeared last week before U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer ...

Read More »