Even with a national herion addictions raging, Bruce Lamar Griggs, 22, appears a one-man epidemic. He is charged with heroin distribution in connection to 27 drug overdoses in five hours in Huntington, West Virginia.
He has been multiple counts of drug distribution.
He was identified by survivors. It is assumed that the heroin was laced with Fentanyl, an opioid used as part of anesthesia that is 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.
Other states are dealing with heroin laced with elephant tranquilizer. The drug is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine.