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.
Six people were arrested after the drugs and money were found inside a Blackstone River Road apartment in Worcester.
Three men charged with being in possession of about $1 million worth of heroin were arraigned Friday in Malden District Court, police say.
A spike in fatal heroin overdoses in a short period of time has prompted police departments across the state to warn residents about the dangerous and growing epidemic.
A task force created by Gov. Charlie Baker to tackle the state’s heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis is getting to work starting on Tuesday.
Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after she overdosed on heroin in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday morning.
Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.
A police officer bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a sandwich before arresting her for theft on Friday morning.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says she’s concerned about recent price spikes in the cost of a drug used to reverse heroin overdoses.
Two men were arrested for driving a stolen car and possession of heroin while the travel ban was in effect for the blizzard.