Inmate Ingests Fentanyl, Prompting Hazmat Response At Chelsea CourthouseAn inmate possibly ingesting fentanyl in his cell prompted a hazmat response Wednesday morning at Chelsea District Court.
Four Overdose Deaths Involving Fentanyl In Lowell Over 12 HoursThe fire chief said officials believe the four fatal overdoses involved a mix of heroin/fentanyl and cocaine/fentanyl.
Baker Calls For Stronger Laws On Dangerous Drug FentanylCurrent state law requires a minimum of 10 grams of fentanyl to charge someone with trafficking. Lawmakers want to lower that amount.
Massachusetts Authorities Seize 30 Pounds Of FentanylState and federal law enforcement authorities say they have seized more than 77 pounds (35 kilograms) of illegal drugs in the Boston area as the result of a wiretap investigation.
Tewksbury Chief: 9-Month-Old Was Feet Away From Fentanyl During BustThree people arrested after a major drug bust could also face child endangerment charges after a nine-month-old child was found just feet away from what police believe was the deadly substance fentanyl.
Gloucester Police Investigate Five Possible Fentanyl OverdosesGloucester police and fire rescue units responded to five medical emergencies in one night.
Boston Police Make Fentanyl Bust At Barber Shop Boston Police arrested four men at a Dorchester Barber Shop and charged them with drug trafficking.
Police Arrest 17 Accused Gang Members In 'Operation Hanover'A multi-agency anti-gang operation has led to the arrest of 17 people authorities say were involved in a violent feud between rival gangs.
Over Half A Billion Dollars’ Worth Of Drugs Found In Storage FacilityOfficials say 50 kilograms of a drug used to make fentanyl was seized from a storage facility in Northborough.
First Responders Converge On Massachusetts To Learn How To Deal With Makeshift Drug LabsMembers of law enforcement and firefighters from all corners of the country converged Thursday on a clandestine drug lab assembled in a landfill.
State Police To Carry Injectable Narcan For K-9sThe State Police are the first department in Massachusetts to require K-9 officers to carry the injectable version of the drug.
Thirty Nabbed In Federal Drug SweepThirty people were arrested by federal agents, along with Lawrence and State Police, and charged with selling drugs, gun possession, and immigration violations.