heroin overdose

Correctional Officer Dennis Laubner (Photo credit Essex County Sheriff)

Correctional Officer, Inmates Team Up To Save Heroin Overdose Victim’s Life

The correctional officer lost a son to heroin last year.

05/19/2015

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217 Suspected Massachusetts Heroin Overdose Deaths This Year

Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities.

04/01/2015

Taunton Police (WBZ-TV photo)

Taunton Launches Plan To Fight Heroin After Dozens Of Overdoses

There have been 64 overdoses in the city traced to heroin just since the beginning of the year.

02/17/2014

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North Attleboro Drug Case Dismissed Under Good Samaritan Law

Last November, Brock Lyons and a second man were arrested on five counts of drug possession. North Attleboro Police knew where to find them because they had called 911.

01/30/2013