Drugs

Massachusetts State Police say that a Peabody man was driving a propane tanker Thursday while under the influence of drugs. (Photo by Massachusetts State Police)

Peabody Man Charged With Driving Propane Tanker On Drugs

State Police say a Peabody man has been charged with driving a propane tanker while under the influence of drugs Thursday morning in Lexington.

04/17/2015

Pictured from left to right: Randy Alcantara,  John Henry Cowdrey, Nathan Lemire. Photo credit: Concord Police Department

Three Arrested In Armed Robbery Investigation Turned Drug Bust

Three men have been arrested after an alleged home invasion in Concord, NH, led to police finding drugs hidden in the home.

04/17/2015

Marijuana plants seized (Photo credit Weymouth police)

2,000 Marijuana Plants Seized From ‘Major’ Growing Operation

Two thousand marijuana plants and $75,000 in cash have been seized in a massive pot bust, police say.

04/01/2015

(Image Credit: Everett Police Department Facebook page)

Police: 3 Men Had $1M In Heroin In Everett

Three men charged with being in possession of about $1 million worth of heroin were arraigned Friday in Malden District Court, police say.

03/20/2015

Naloxone Hydrochloride, also known as Narcan, is a nasal spray used as an antidote for opiate drug overdoses. (Image courtesy: CBS News)

AG Healey Seeks Details On Price Hike For Anti-Overdose Drug

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she’s concerned about recent price spikes in the cost of a drug used to reverse heroin overdoses.

02/05/2015

Some of the thousands of weapons by TSA in 2014 were found in pretty odd places.  (Photo credit: TSA)

TSA Seized Thousands Of Weapons In 2014, Some Found In Odd Places

TSA officers confiscated more weapons from airline travelers in 2014 than in the previous year, the agency reported Friday. And some of those weapons were found in odd places.

01/23/2015

Stephen Gilpatric. (WBZ-TV file image)

Former Mass. Prosecutor Pleads Not Guilty To Trading Info For Drugs

A former assistant district attorney in Massachusetts has pleaded not guilty to selling confidential law enforcement information to drug suppliers in exchange for oxycodone pills.

01/09/2015

Police seized heroin, cocaine and marijuana from Jason Arias' home. (Image Credit: Springfield Police Department)

Springfield Man Arrested With $300,000 In Heroin, Cocaine

Jason Arias allegedly had guns and $58,000 cash inside his home, where police said he was selling drugs from.

12/20/2014

Police seized drugs and cash from two teens arrested in Haverhill on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Haverhill Police)

Teens Arrested In Haverhill Highlight Town’s Drug Problem

The incident is the latest in a town that is grappling with a seemingly growing drug problem.

12/09/2014

streetrx.com (WBZ-TV)

Website Lets Buyers, Sellers Share Drug Prices Online

A new website is bringing illicit prescription drug deals into the open, at least on the web.

12/04/2014

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