Gov. Rauner’s spokeswoman wouldn’t say if he’ll sign it
A woman appeared in court Friday on multiple charges after authorities allege she crashed into the median of an interstate highway in St. Louis with a syringe of heroin still in her arm and her 3-year-old child in the back seat.
Chad Sabora, who is now a recovery specialist, has taken it upon himself to hand out public doses of Narcan.
The arrest led to a building where a veritable drug smorgasbord was uncovered, including seven pounds of meth, half-pound of raw heroin, a pound of marijuana, numerous prescription narcotics, and synthetic drugs.
Police are seeking out dealers and when possible, authorities are seeking prosecution at the federal level.
“A button of heroin, it runs about five bucks to 10 bucks a button, which is one dose of heroin. They were pushing over $1,000 a week of heroin through that complex.”
Supporters say a measure to allow more access to an easy-to-use treatment for heroin and other opioid drug overdoses would save lives.
The Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.
The hour-long film was financed largely through a successful crowd sourcing campaign that nearly doubled it’s original goal in just over a week.
Police are looking for the driver of car abandoned with two dead men.