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Owner Of Blackstone Tap In Worcester Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Fentanyl Distribution

Acting U.S. Attorney William D. Weinreb announced Friday the owner of The Blackstone Tap at 81 Water Street and The Usual at 166 Shrewsbury Street pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl and using the proceeds to buy and improve nine properties … Continue reading

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Anne Arundel County Police Execute Search, Recover 6K Fentanyl Pills

Anne Arundel County Police say they executive a search warrant in the 2600 block of Carver Road in Gambrills, recovering more than 6,000 fentanyl pills. Approximately 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, Anne Arundel County Heroin Task Force executed a search warrant as … Continue reading

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Roanoke Registered Nurse Gets 18-Month Prison Sentence For Tampering With Fentanyl

Acting U.S. Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced Wednesday a registered nurse was sentenced to 18 months in prison for tampering with fentanyl, a drug utilized to produce anesthesia and treat pain.

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University Of Maryland Researcher Successfully Reverse Cocaine Addiction In Mice

After a successful attempt to reverse the effects of cocaine addiction in mice models, a University of Maryland scientist is looking to expand into opioid addiction. Assistant professor of pharmacology at the University of Medicine, Meaghan Creed, successfully reversed the … Continue reading

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Father-Son Team Charged In Connection With Selling Oxycodone And Fentanyl On The ‘Dark Web’

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Wednesday that a father and son team were charged with selling oxycodone and fentanyl on the “dark web.” Fifty-eight-year-old Michael Luciano and 29-year-old Philip Luciano, both of Staten Island allegedly distributed deadly opioids … Continue reading

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Eleven People Arrested In Connection With Heroin Trafficking In Portsmouth

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force’s “Operation Hardest Hit” is aimed to nab and arrest suspects involved in fentanyl and heroin trafficking. The agency announced Monday that agents successfully arrested 11 people connected to a fentanyl and heroin trafficking … Continue reading

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Howard County Police Announce Arrest Of Suspected Drug Dealer

Howard County Police arrest suspected dealer, Alexis Escobar, Tuesday. He was briefly held in the Howard County Detention Center, before posting $75,000 bail. An ongoing investigation led to the arrest of 34-year-old Alexis Escobar of Cheverly, police said. After obtaining … Continue reading

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Maryland Overdose Deaths Climb Immensely Higher

The opioid epidemic has taken ahold of the entire nation. According to statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in February, more than 183,000 Americans died from overdoses linked to prescription opioids during the last 16 years. … Continue reading

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Drug-Sniffing Dogs At Risk Of Overdose, Maryland Police Officers Step Up To Save Their Life

As police officers throughout Maryland are trying to get synthetic opioids off the street, their K-9 partners are becoming more at risk of overdose. It has been determined that synthetic opioids, such carfentanil and fentanyl, are more deadly and powerful … Continue reading

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Baltimore Health Officials Have Begun Rationing Out The Opioid Antidote, Naloxone

To save lives, bystanders, EMTs and police have utilized the opioid antidote drug, naloxone, over hundreds of times in the past few years in Baltimore. With so many doses administered in such a short period of time, Baltimore health officials … Continue reading

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