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Drug Theft Turns Fatal in Las Vegas

Early this month, a man died when two men entered his home with the goal of stealing his stash of heroin and cash. Thomas Frank Jones V was 35. His girlfriend and roommate were home with him, and though both attempted to help him fight off the two men who entered the house, the struggle […]

Las Vegas Man Arrested on 19 Felony Charges for Cashing Heroin Dealer’s Fraudulent Checks

A man was caught this month at a local casino trying to cash forged checks worth more than $4,000. According to his arrest report, he told police officers that he moved to Las Vegas in the last year and that he is struggling with a heroin addiction, which motivated his choices. He also said that […]

Is a Vaccine the Solution to Heroin Addiction?

The toll that opiate addiction, both painkiller addiction and heroin addiction, is taking on this country is devastating and severe. Overdose deaths, broken families, stagnating lives, and medical and mental health emergencies – these are just a few of the most significant consequences that occur when an opiate addiction develops and goes untreated. In response […]

Explainer – What is Black Tar Heroin?

Have you ever heard the term Black Tar Heroin? I hear it sometimes, and it always has some scary, daunting quality to it, even more so than the term heroin alone. Aside from being scary, black tar heroin is also a little vague so I thought I would brake it down for all those not […]