Highly Potent Heroin Has Tight Grip On MetroHeroin deaths in the Twin Cities are on pace to hit a new record this year. So far in 2013, 15 people have died from heroin overdose in Hennepin, Scott, and Dakota counties. It isn't a new problem, but is far more dangerous than a few years ago.
County Sheriffs: Dramatic Increase In Heroin-Related DeathsThe number of heroin-related deaths has increased dramatically, according to Hennepin County officials.
70 Percent Of Men Entering Jail Test Positive For DrugsA new federal study found that 70 percent of men being booked at the Hennepin County Jail tested positive for drugs.