Heroin use, overdoses on the rise in Monmouth, Ocean counties

Officials in Monmouth County are warning against increased

Officials in Monmouth County are warning against increased heroin use in the area, as deaths by overdose are on the rise. (January 24, 2014 8:45 PM)

Officials in Monmouth County are warning against increased heroin use in the area, as deaths by overdose are on the rise.

One of the most recent victims was a 17-year-old from Atlantic Highlands, who managed to survive after he flatlined and was revived by EMTs.

Detective Sgt. Thomas Stone says the danger lies in what unknown substance might be in the heroin. "Who knows what's in it?...

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