Saratoga Growing Drug Problem – by Harold Wessell

ALBANY AND BALLSTON SPA, March 7 – “Heroin was big back in the ‘60s, but it’s making a comeback because of these prescription pills,” says the Sheriff’s officer who has assumed leadership of his department’s narcotics division. “People are getting hooked on the opiates.”
He – who sill be referred to here as simply “the chief” for obvious reasons, tells how confidential informants ring his and he partners’ cell phones at any time of day or night, during some dozen years he has worked only in narcotics investigation and enforcement.

Full Article in the March 13th issue of the Express.