Monday, June 13, 2011

Heroin all too easy to get, DEA agent tells Colchester forum

Norwich Bulletin (Colchester, CT) June 13, 2011

"Award and scholarship winners, Eagle Scouts and star school athletes are common in Colchester, a town known for its achievements in the classroom and on the field.
But there’s something else in town not so easily seen, and not celebrated: a supply of heroin and prescription painkillers like oxycontin and vicodin, as well as young users.
Eric Ebrus is a Drug Enforcement Administration agent assigned with state police. He spoke to Colchester parents Wednesday about teen drinking and drug use as part of a forum sponsored by the town, the school district and United Community and Family Services.
He said heroin and oxycontin are easily available in smaller towns in Eastern Connecticut." Read More

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