I95 STREET JOURNAL
UPDATED: 01/27/14 6:01 p.m.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – At least 22 people in Western Pennsylvania, including 15 in Allegheny County have now been killed by a deadly mix of heroin and the narcotic Fentanyl.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane made that announcement Monday.
Together the drugs are creating an extremely dangerous and potentially lethal combination for users.
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And it was stamp bags like the ones discovered on East 20th Street in Homestead Monday by a joint Munhall-Homestead heroin investigation that helped put more stamp bag labels under a warning from law enforcement. Some of them were labeled “Bud Ice.”
The heroin is believed to be in bags stamped with the words Theraflu, Bud Ice and Income Tax.
“Heroin with these specific stamps has been identified by narcotics agents not only in Allegheny County, but also in Westmoreland, Armstrong, Butler, Lawrence and Beaver counties. However, these stamped…
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