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Thursday, December 12th, 2013
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Evidence from a closed heroin case is displayed at the Mercer County Sheriff's Department recently. The number of drug-related crimes is increasing throughout the area, according to law enforcement officials.

Related online story:
Editor's note: This is the first story of a three-part series about the heroin problem in the area, its impact on the community and steps being taken to deal with the problem. Names of those dealing with heroin addiction have been changed for the story to protect the person's identity. [More]
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