BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In Maryland, it’s a killer more deadly than guns. Heroin deaths have reached epidemic levels in the state. Now the Drug Enforcement Agency has started a task force to go after heroin dealers.
Meghan McCorkell has details on the fight to save lives.
While Baltimore City is still known as the heroin capital of the U.S., officials warn the problem is spreading across the state.
From the Eastern Shore, where a dangerous heroin trafficking ring was busted last week, to a Baltimore City crackdown that netted dozens of dealers in June.