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Harford heroin epidemic gets national attention
Harford heroin epidemic gets national attention

No longer are prescription pills the drug of choice in Harford County. It's heroin, and it's dangerous, Harford's top drug enforcement officers say. "The heroin problem is bad. It is epidemic and that's the way we're treating it," Capt. Lee Dunbar, of the Harford County Task Force, said. With Harford approaching two years of increasing heroin overdoses and deaths, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel, however, because the numbers are starting to level out and hopefully will be on the decline, Dunbar said. Harford's heroin problem received national attention last Wednesday when the National Geographic Channel featured Baltimore's...