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Norfolk police said officers seized $190,000 worth of drugs, including three pounds of cocaine, 11 ounces of heroin, three pounds of marijuana, 24 ecstasy pills and nine grams of methamphetamine.
Harris was one of the four members of the Big Money Addicts, a group that put customer service at the center of its heroin-dealing business model in 2014 and 2015 in Milwaukee.
Many people who become addicted to prescription painkillers switch to heroin, which can be cheaper and easier to access.
At its height, Hansa's 3,600 dealers offered more than 24,000 drug product listings, from cocaine to MDMA to heroin, as well as a smaller trade in fraud tools and counterfeit documents.
And while most children had overdosed on prescription opioids or illicit narcotics like heroin, a significant number of children under 6—about 20%—were treated for methadone overdoses.
More than 42,000 of those fatal overdoses in 2016 are attributed to opioids such as heroin, fentanyl and other prescription painkillers.
People affiliated with the group also dealt in heroin, cocaine and Suboxone strips, court documents say.
When he was arrested, Legghette was wearing body armor and had heroin, crack cocaine, cash and a gun in his possession, according to ABC7 Chicago.
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First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
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