Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Charlotte North Carolina 5th On The National List of Black Tar Trouble Spots
An unidentified male was unresponsive when Cedar Posts found him
behind a South Charlotte Harris Teeter. MEDIC Confirmed he had overdosed
on heroin. Photo Credit: Cedar Posts
During Monday's Charlotte City Council meeting CMPD Major Glen Neimeyer detailed the surge in overdoses of and arrests for the possession of Black Tar heroin and explained why Charlotte is in the top five US cities for black tar heroin use.
Major Neimeyer told city council that black tar heroin has become so popular because it's the most potent but least expensive drug available.
According to Fox News Charlotte, He also said our "major interstates make it easier to transport the drug into the Queen City".
What Fox doesn't report is that Charlotte's high concentration of Mexican immigrants both legal and illegal has fueled the explosion of overdoses, deaths and drug related crimes all connected to Black Tar Heroin.
Cedar Posts prior story "Charlotte, North Carolina is now The Main Distribution Center for Mexican Heroin" covered the spread of "Black Tar Heroin" throughout the Queen City.
Cedar Posts expose' "The Dark House at the End of The Street" explores the death of a local police chief's daughter, the murder of a Mexican drug dealer and the two teens charged with stabbing him to death during a drug deal gone bad. The link between the four individuals "Black Tar Heroin".
Want more detailed information on the spread of "Black Tar Heroin" in Charlotte read Crossing the Mississippi: How Mexican Black Tar Heroin moved into the Eastern United States which is here.