Skip to comments.Sheriff to investigate heroin deaths as homicides
Posted on 07/17/2014 6:24:48 AM PDT by mgistEdited on 07/17/2014 6:26:29 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
TOLEDO, Ohio — An Ohio sheriff says his office will begin investigating heroin overdose deaths as homicides and pursue murder charges against dealers who provided the drugs.
Lucas County Sheriff John Sharp has dedicated three full-time and one part-time detective to investigate overdoses in his county, where heroin deaths have jumped from eight four years ago to 80 last year.
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Obama shut down the NDIC in 2012, the itelligence agency dedicated to tracking terrorism funded by drug trafficking.
“Mexican cartel violence is at an all-time high along the increasingly porous southern border yet the Obama Administration has shut down a critical intelligence agency dedicated to identifying, tracking and severing the nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism.”
The last report from the NDIC in 2012 had dire warnings about growing problems on the border that were tantamount to living in a war zone.
Obama closed NDIC in 2012, and said Holders DEA was going to be taking over the NDIC work. The DEA has no reports since 2012.
Sounds like the problem is solving itself. Less junkies less deaths.
That’s pretty heartless. The sheriff is right to investigate what’s going on here. That’s a dramatic change in heroin deaths.
Pittsburgh has the same problem going on. The dope is being cut with higher amounts of fentanyl and the od rates have taken a noticeable turn upwards.