“I was employed at a state corrections facility. When I got charged with Felonious Assault and Kidnapping, my job put me on unpaid leave. Greg Robey fought hard for me and the State agreed to dismiss all the felony charges against me. I am now back on the job because of the hard work of Mr. Robey.” -T.J., Cleveland, Ohio
More than a century ago, heroin was first created and used as a cough medicine. It wasn’t long after its creation, however, that heroin found a place among poets, artists and musicians. During the 1920s, many addicts collected scrap metal from junkyards to support their habit and the term junkie was born. Today, heroin is known as a highly addictive, dangerous and illegal controlled substance used by all social classes and professions.
The Federal Government classifies heroin as a Schedule I drug — a substance with no known currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. Schedule I drugs are considered the most dangerous substances and lead to serious physical and/or psychological dependence.
Recently, the state of Ohio released the following facts and statistics regarding heroin-related deaths, showing that the use of heroin is destroying lives at an alarming rate:
Law enforcement officials are aggressively pursuing individuals who sell and distribute heroin in Ohio. If you are arrested for a heroin-related crime — possession, sale or trafficking — contact a competent criminal defense lawyer today.