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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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State, Edgartown PDs among those taking part in fentanyl test strip pilot project »

Saturday April 04, 2020 - 12:23:57 am | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON, MA – The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (P.A.A.R.I.) has partnered with 11 Massachusetts police departments to utilize fentanyl test strips as a new tool to engage people with opioid use disorder and help prevent overdose deaths. The three-month pilot project, made possible…

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Coronavirus infections in Africa are rapidly rising. Its weak health systems may buckle »

Friday March 27, 2020 - 9:47:18 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

LAGOS, Nigeria – After President Donald Trump touted an anti-malaria drug called chloroquine as a possible treatment for coronavirus, thousands of Nigerians started taking the medicine, some of them overdosing in a rush to “prevent” infection.In Mali, there is an estimated…

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Sandwich Police arrest Centerville couple on multiple drug charges »

Sunday March 22, 2020 - 7:10:43 pm | via Cape Wide News »

SANDWICH – On March 21, 2020 the Sandwich Police arrested Andrew Pearsall, age 45, of Centerville on Possession of Class A Substance (heroin), Speeding, Failure to Stop for Police, Resisting Arrest, Assault and Battery on a Police Officer and Withholding Evidence. Police made a traffic stop of…

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Sandwich man arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl »

Friday March 20, 2020 - 6:51:19 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

SANDWICH — A Sandwich man faces multiple charges after being arrested for allegedly trafficking fentanyl, according to a statement from the Sandwich Police Department.Police arrested 35-year-old Gregory Losordo on Wednesday afternoon when they used a warrant to pull over a car he was a passenger…

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Sandwich man under arrest as the result of a narcotics investigation »

Thursday March 19, 2020 - 3:57:21 pm | via Cape Wide News »

SANDWICH – On Wednesday, March 18, 2020 the Sandwich Police arrested Gregory Losordo, 35, of Sandwich for Fentanyl Trafficking in more than 10 grams. The Sandwich Police had conducted an investigation into Mr. Losordo and his alleged narcotics dealing over the past several weeks. That investigation…

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Dennis Looks For Funds For Drug Recovery Support »

Tuesday March 17, 2020 - 4:00:40 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

DENNIS – The Town of Dennis is seeking money for drug recovery support after overdose deaths nearly tripled from 5 in 2017 to 14 in 2018. “Data released last summer by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health indicated a significant increase in opioid related overdose deaths,” said Chairwoman…

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State Police arrest Bourne man for alleged fentanyl trafficking »

Monday March 16, 2020 - 1:48:15 pm | via Cape Wide News »

NEW BEDFORD, MA – On Sunday, at approximately 2:08 p.m., troopers assigned to the Troop D Community Action Team (D-CAT) were monitoring traffic in the city of New Bedford on Washburn Street, when they stopped a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup as it entered I-195 for motor vehicle violations. After a brief…

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Florida politician Andrew Gillum linked to meth overdose incident in Miami hotel, police reports state »

Friday March 13, 2020 - 12:19:41 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Andrew Gillum, Tallahassee’s telegenic former mayor and the 2018 Democratic nominee for Florida governor, was involved in a meth overdose incident early Friday morning in a Miami Beach hotel room.It was an embarrassing and devastating blow to Gillum, a [...]

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Wareham Police respond to 20 ODs in month of February »

Monday March 02, 2020 - 5:09:23 pm | via Cape Wide News »

WAREHAM – In an effort to keep the public informed as to the crisis surrounding opioids, Wareham police officers responded to 20 overdose incidents during the month of February. Two of the incidents proved to be fatal. On many of these calls life-saving instructions were provided by our communications…

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McMahon’s solid values will steer us away from socialism »

Thursday February 27, 2020 - 12:21:00 am | via Cape Cod Times Opinion »

I support Jay McMahon for state Senate. He is a great person, with common-sense values regarding the opioid crisis, immigration and fiscal responsibility.I absolutely don’t want to see this country become a socialist nation and feel that illegal immigration is a slap in the face to those coming…

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