The Narcotics Unit handles the serious felony drug cases arising in Allegheny County.
Generally, these cases involve the delivery of drugs and possession with the intent to deliver drugs. Two of the most common drugs involved in the cases that the unit prosecutes are heroin and cocaine.
The unit also concentrates on offenders who sell illegal drugs near or on school property. In fact, offenders convicted of selling illegal drugs on or within 1,000 feet of school property may face additional prison time, if convicted.