Drugs

Tom Gannam / AP

Nassau County prosecutors said a former North Shore University Hospital nurse allegedly stole more than 1,400 vials of fentanyl from the Manhasset facility last year.

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
Jacquelyn Martin / AP

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Long Island to urge local substance use counselors to apply for federal funds to help combat the opioid epidemic.

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A former NYPD officer was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to selling opioids to a friend who died from an overdose.

Long Island Drug Overdoses Grew Over The Pandemic

Apr 12, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fatal drug overdoses on Long Island have increased during the pandemic.

A bag full of methamphetamine made to look like Adderall pills.
Courtesy Office of Suffolk County District Attorney

Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini issued an “urgent safety announcement” to warn Long Islanders about illegal drugs being camouflaged to look like prescription pills.

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