Deaths from heroin on the rise

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Posted: June 20, 2013

The Winchester Star

Special Agent Jay Perry of the Virginia State Police speaks at a news conference on Tuesday in the Frederick County Public Safety Building that addressed the local heroin epidemic. Listening are Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy Carter (left) and Frederick County Sheriff Robert T. Williamson. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Heroin use is becoming an epidemic in the area and people are dying because of it.

That was the message at a press conference called on Wednesday by the Command Board of the Northwest...



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