“I was charged with the murder of my best friend, and held on a $1 million dollar bond. My family got Greg Robey on the case and he immediately started fighting for me. He found a forensic pathologist and a firearms expert to help my case. After a long battle with the prosecutors, I was freed. I can honestly say that Greg Robey saved my life!” -R.W., Warren, 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.