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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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HN PHOTOS: A glimpse at Yarmouth this morning… »

Saturday November 20, 2021 - 5:25:54 am | via Hyannis News »

Top HN Photo: Yarmouth FD EMTs transported an overdose patient from a Yarmouth condo/apartment to Cape Cod Hospital early this morning after she reportedly took “all” of another person’s pills. She was initially said to be unconscious and unresponsive. Police … Continue reading…

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State Receives Millions for Fentanyl Enforcement Work »

Thursday November 18, 2021 - 5:00:25 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON – Attorney General Maura Healey’s office and the Massachusetts State Police were recently granted nearly $4 million dollars from the federal government to aid in their efforts to eradicate fentanyl trafficking across the New England region. Healey’s office said the money, provided…

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Hyannis twin brothers plead guilty to drug and gun charges »

Monday November 15, 2021 - 11:52:30 pm | via Cape Wide News »

HYANNIS – Twin brothers from Hyannis pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston Monday to gun and drug offenses. Di’lon Smith, a/k/a Dilon Smith, and Denzel Smith, 29, each pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance analogue called cyclopropyl fentanyl,…

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State Study Finds Fatal Opioid Overdoses Rose Among Workers »

Tuesday November 09, 2021 - 6:02:03 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

BOSTON (AP) – A state study has found that fatal opioid overdoses nearly doubled in recent years among Massachusetts workers, with construction, farming, and fishing industries among the hardest hit sectors. The updated study from the state Department of Public Health released Monday shows the…

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FEDS: SOUTH YARMOUTH MAN SENTENCED TO 5 YEARS, 10 MONTHS FOR FENTANYL AND HEROIN OFFENSES… »

Tuesday October 26, 2021 - 8:29:31 pm | via Hyannis News »

TOP PHOTO: HN file images from Dustin Monick’s arrest by Yarmouth Police in December of 2019 BOSTON – [DOJ STATEMENT] – A South Yarmouth man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for fentanyl and heroin offenses. Dustin Monick, … Continue reading → The post FEDS:…

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South Yarmouth man sentenced for fentanyl and heroin offenses »

Tuesday October 26, 2021 - 6:10:17 pm | via Cape Wide News »

  YARMOUTH – A South Yarmouth man was sentenced Monday in federal court in Boston for fentanyl and heroin offenses. Dustin Monick, 23, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to 70 months in prison and five years of supervised release. On April 26, 2021, Monick pleaded…

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WAR-WEARY: Firefighters hustle to save two men overdosing inside Hyannis residence… [HN PHOTOS] »

Saturday September 18, 2021 - 4:54:57 pm | via Hyannis News »

HYANNIS – [HN NOTES] – Barnstable Police and Hyannis Firefighters rushed toward a Hyannis residence for an unresponsive man overdosing this afternoon. While en-route they learned a second man inside the residence was also overdosing and unresponsive. Both patients sounded … Continue reading…

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HN PHOTOS: Overdose rescue effort… more like an “Apocalypse Sooner or Later” type of thing… »

Sunday September 12, 2021 - 7:54:10 am | via Hyannis News »

HYANNIS – [HN PHOTOS, NOTES & MULLINGS ON THE MATTER] – It’s all hands on deck whenever someone’s overdosing. First the dispatchers (at least two in most cases) burst onto the airwaves, relaying important information to responding patrol cars while … Continue reading →…

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Sheriff’s Office awarded 5 year grant to fight opioid epidemic »

Thursday September 09, 2021 - 12:19:43 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOURNE – Sheriff James M. Cummings announced today that the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a Grant from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. The grant, in the amount…

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ROAR Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery Returns Sunday »

Tuesday September 07, 2021 - 5:00:10 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – The Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery (ROAR Ride) will return this weekend to help those struggling with substance abuse disorders. The 40 mile ride starting at Falmouth High School and ending in Hyannis will begin staging at 9 am on Sunday, September 12, and will officially kick off…

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