Heroin

Mass Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary (Photo from Mary Blake)

Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 3)

The profile of drug addicts in Massachusetts has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. The most notable is that users are young; on average between 15 and 25.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 2)

Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 1)

Massachusetts public safety and health officials are fighting heroin and prescription opiate addition that is leading to an epidemic of overdoses.

06/23/2014

Michael Daniels, 33, of Peabody, is taken into custody outside North Station. (WBZ-TV)

Man Arrested After Chase, Crash In North End Says He Was High

A man arrested for leading police on a high speed chase through two states tells officers he was high the whole time.

06/16/2014

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Keefer Madness: Fat Man Hides Drugs In His Belly Button

Thursday night’s Keefer Madness takes us to Greenville, where a very large man hid an insane amount of heroin, crack and pills in his belly button.

06/06/2014

Patrick Kennedy (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Patrick Kennedy Promotes Mental Health In Boston

Patrick Kennedy, one of the nation’s leading advocates for better treatment of the mentally ill, was in Boston Thursday, sharing his own struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.

04/03/2014

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State Police: 1400 Heroin Packets Seized, Two Charged In Holyoke

Massachusetts state police say a traffic violations in the western Massachusetts town of Holyoke have led to the arrest of a Vermont woman who was transporting about 1,400 packets of heroin back to her state.

03/22/2014

State Police netted more than 60 grams of cocaine and 100 grams of heroin during a traffic stop. (State Police)

Three Arrested In Auburn For Cocaine, Heroin Trafficking

As a result of an investigation and search of the vehicle, police found 100 grams of heroin and 60 grams of cocaine.

03/17/2014

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2 Mass. Men Arrested In RI With 200 Packets Of Suspected Heroin In Car

A Massachusetts driver and his passenger are in jail in Rhode Island after a state police traffic stop for speeding led to the discovery of 200 packets of suspected heroin in their vehicle.

03/15/2014

Brockton Police. (WBZ-TV photo)

Heroin, Cocaine Seized In Brockton And Weymouth Busts

Two men were arrested in a pair of drug busts in Brockton and Weymouth.

03/14/2014

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