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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, fentanyl, Narcan, opioid or overdose from all the local Cape Cod news sources. Most of these stories should be related to recent heroin related arrests, heroin or fentanyl overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Hyannis Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Heroin Conspiracy »

Thursday January 16, 2020 - 2:18:44 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – A Cape Cod man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to his role in a wide-ranging heroin trafficking conspiracy. Krymeii Fray, 24, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. U.S. District Court Judge Allison…

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Hyannis man pleads guilty to role in heroin conspiracy »

Thursday January 16, 2020 - 12:20:43 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A Hyannis man pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to his role in a large-scale heroin trafficking ring.Krymeii Fray, 24, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, according to a statement…

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Ex-drug company execs face reckoning in opioid bribery case »

Sunday January 12, 2020 - 7:20:00 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — The founder and former top employees of a pharmaceutical company are facing a reckoning for their role in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say boosted sales of a powerful, highly addictive painkiller and helped fuel the national opioid epidemic.Starting Monday, seven people who worked…

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Yarmouth Port man sentenced for role in drug ring »

Friday January 10, 2020 - 4:22:51 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON — A 26-year-old Yarmouth Port man was sentenced in federal court on Friday for his part in a drug operation that distributed heroin and fentanyl throughout Cape Cod.U.S. District Court Judge Allison Burroughs sentenced Kevin Fraga to 45 months in prison followed by five years of supervised…

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Manslaughter charge dropped against Tisbury man »

Friday January 10, 2020 - 3:57:22 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office is no longer going forward with a manslaughter charge against a Tisbury man in connection with the fatal overdose of Lori Dorsey.Jason Willoughby, 34, had been accused of selling Dorsey fentanyl, which she consumed. He was indicted…

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Yarmouth Port man sentenced to prison for distributing drugs »

Friday January 10, 2020 - 2:32:34 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – From U.S. Attorney’s Boston office: A Yarmouth Port man was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for his role in a wide-ranging operation that distributed heroin and fentanyl throughout Cape Cod. Kevin Fraga, 26, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison Burroughs…

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South Dennis man faces drug trafficking charges »

Friday January 10, 2020 - 2:13:04 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

SOUTH DENNIS — A South Dennis man was arrested Monday for trafficking fentanyl and cocaine, according to a statement from Dennis police.Jordan O’Brien, 29, was charged with trafficking fentanyl in excess of 10 grams, trafficking cocaine in excess of 18 grams and three outstanding warrants,…

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Yarmouth Police Arrest South Dennis Man for Drug Possession »

Friday January 10, 2020 - 2:02:12 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Faces charges for trafficking fentanyl and cocaine…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Faces charges for trafficking fentanyl and cocaine…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body: …

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Yarmouth Police Release 2019 Overdose Report »

Tuesday January 07, 2020 - 4:02:37 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: 71 reported overdoses with 12 deaths…Towns: YarmouthTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: 71 reported overdoses with 12 deaths…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From the Yarmouth Police…

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Yarmouth Police chief issues 2019 report on drug use »

Tuesday January 07, 2020 - 3:43:52 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – I have assembled this report to demonstrate the Yarmouth Police Department’s efforts to address heroin/fentanyl overdoses. We also track other overdoses other than heroin/fentanyl. It must also be noted that fentanyl has replaced heroin. Because of this, we included them in one category.…

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