On August 8, police and EMS volunteers rescued a parking lot on Ronkonkoma Avenue in Ronkonkoma. The police on the scene administered nasal Narcan, a procedure known to save overdose victims who ordinarily may have died before they reached the hospital.
On August 10, nasal Narcan was who had overdosed in the parking lot of the Mobil gas station on Express Drive North in Holbrook.
And yesterday, a Farmingville woman was arraigned in court for her alleged involvement in a heroin-prostitution ring that was widespread across Sachem and the rest of Long Island.
In the comment thread of one story, the heroin use was described as an "epidemic." It got us thinking about this poll question.
We ask: "Does the Sachem community have a serious underground drug problem going on?"
Take our poll, or drop a comment beneath this article.