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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

Police seized drugs and cash from inside a Worcester apartment. (Image Credit: Worcester Police Department)

Police Seize Kilo Of Heroin, $150,000 Cash From Worcester Apartment

Six people were arrested after the drugs and money were found inside a Blackstone River Road apartment in Worcester.

04/01/2015

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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

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Spike In Fatal Heroin Overdoses Prompt Dire Warnings By Police

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.

03/10/2015

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Overdose Task Force Created By Gov. Baker Prepares For First Meeting

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.

03/07/2015

Melissa Boucher (Manchester PD photo)

Overdose Leads To Bank Robbery Arrest In Manchester, NH

Police say a bank robbery suspect was arrested after she overdosed on heroin in Manchester, New Hampshire Tuesday morning.

03/03/2015

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Baker Unveils Plan To Fight Prescription Drug Abuse

Gov. Charlie Baker has unveiled the first steps his administration plans to take in fighting heroin and prescription drug abuse and addiction.

02/19/2015

Christopher Greene and Holly Solans. (Image Credits: Manchester Police Department)

NH Officer Buys ‘Desperate’ Suspect A Sandwich Before Arresting Her

A police officer bought a “desperate and hungry” suspect a sandwich before arresting her for theft on Friday morning.

02/13/2015

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

State Police during Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Mass. State Police)

Men Arrested For Heroin Possession, Driving Stolen Car During Mass. Travel Ban

Two men were arrested for driving a stolen car and possession of heroin while the travel ban was in effect for the blizzard.

01/27/2015

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