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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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Opioid Deaths Rise Slightly After Nine Months »

Friday November 20, 2020 - 5:00:14 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), opioid-related overdose deaths in the state have seen a slight increase for the first time in nine months of this year compared to the same in 2019. The first nine months of 2020 saw 1,517 confirmed and estimated opioid-related…

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Yarmouth Police seize fentanyl during search warrant »

Thursday October 29, 2020 - 2:50:29 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – On Wednesday October 28th, at approximately 9:30 PM, law enforcement officers with the Yarmouth Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located on Bryar Lane in Yarmouth. The search warrant pertained to the possession and possible distribution of illegal drugs out of…

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Healey endorses Diggs »

Thursday October 22, 2020 - 3:56:12 pm | via The Barnstable Patriot »

BOSTON — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today announced her endorsement of Barnstable Democrat Kip Diggs for state representative, welcoming the former boxing champion into the fight against Opioid drug addiction and overdose deaths, which she said continue to claim as many as…

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges »

Wednesday October 21, 2020 - 3:18:19 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

WASHINGTON — Drugmaker Purdue Pharma, the company behind OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.The…

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Gloves off, Diggs throws jab at Crocker »

Thursday October 15, 2020 - 5:20:26 am | via The Barnstable Patriot »

State Rep. Will Crocker (R-Centerville) is seeking a third term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, in part, based on his role as the Ranking minority member of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Recovery, and his securing grants to combat addiction and drug overdoses.“Crocker…

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South Yarmouth man sentenced on federal drug charges »

Wednesday October 14, 2020 - 6:38:54 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

A South Yarmouth man was sentenced Wednesday for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and crack cocaine.Roosevelt Wilkins, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to five years in prison and four years of supervised release, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney…

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Annual ROAR Motorcycle Ride a Success Despite COVID-19 »

Monday October 12, 2020 - 5:00:07 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

HYANNIS – Event organizers reported that the 3rd Annual ROAR (Ride for Opioid Addiction Recovery) Motorcycle Ride was a success despite challenges imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “We couldn’t serve any lunch, but we were still able to get a lot of people involved and the sponsors came…

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Dominican National sentenced on drug charges-distribution included on Cape Cod »

Thursday October 08, 2020 - 7:18:50 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – A Dominican national who previously resided in Dorchester was sentenced Monday for drug crimes related to his role in a wide-ranging operation that distributed cocaine and fentanyl throughout Boston and Cape Cod. Kelvin Chalas, a/k/a Jose Solivan, a/k/a “Keco,” 43, was sentenced…

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Man sentenced for role in Cape Cod drug distribution ring »

Monday October 05, 2020 - 5:53:21 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON – A Dominican national with ties to a drug operation that distributed cocaine, heroin and Fentanyl throughout Boston and the Cape was sentenced Monday.Kelvin Chalas, 43, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 41 months in prison and three years of supervised release,…

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Man sentenced for role in Cape drug distribution ring »

Monday October 05, 2020 - 5:53:21 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOSTON – A Dominican national with ties to a drug operation that distributed cocaine, heroin and Fentanyl throughout Boston and the Cape was sentenced Monday.Kelvin Chalas, 43, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 41 months in prison and three years of supervised release,…

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