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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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2 indicted on charges of dealing drugs in Yarmouth »

Monday June 17, 2019 - 7:54:16 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

ORLEANS — A Barnstable County grand jury indicted two women June 7 on charges they were dealing drugs from their West Yarmouth home.Meghan Coulstring, 35, and Deborah Selan, 53, were indicted on charges of trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, possession to distribute cocaine,  possession…

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2 Yarmouth women indicted on drug trafficking charges »

Monday June 17, 2019 - 7:51:05 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BARNSTABLE — Two West Yarmouth women arrested in January on drug trafficking charges are due back in court next month.Chelsea Johnson, 27, and Manisha Mendes, 25, were indicted May 31 on charges of trafficking in 36 to 100 grams of heroin, possession to distribute a class B substance, possession…

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Two women indicted on drug trafficking charges »

Monday June 17, 2019 - 6:54:33 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

ORLEANS — A grand jury indicted two women June 7 for dealing drugs from their West Yarmouth home.Meghan Coulstring, 35, and Deborah Selan, 53, were indicted on charges of trafficking more than 10 grams of fentanyl, possession to distribute cocaine,  possession of a class B substance, conspiracy…

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Falmouth PD to Continue Recommending Treatment Services to OD Victims »

Saturday June 08, 2019 - 5:30:24 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

  FALMOUTH – As police departments across the country continue to battle the ongoing opioid epidemic, Falmouth police have been sticking to a policy that fights overdoses with treatment. Falmouth Police Chief Ed Dunne updated selectmen at a June 3 meeting, reporting that 32 people had overdosed…

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Yarmouth man charged with assault on jail employee »

Thursday June 06, 2019 - 7:43:08 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

BOURNE — A West Yarmouth man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Falmouth District Court to charges he punched an employee at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility, according to court documents.Angel Gonzalez, 18, was ordered held on $5,000 bail on charges of assault and battery on a correctional…

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Study: Mixed drug use often found in fatal overdoses »

Thursday June 06, 2019 - 6:58:04 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

A new study led by Boston Medical Center’s Grayken Center for Addiction found that opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts increasingly involve multiple substances.“We see the same trends here,” said Vaira Harik, senior project manager with the Barnstable County Department…

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Couple charged with using heroin at closed beach lot in Yarmouth »

Thursday June 06, 2019 - 2:35:07 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – From Yarmouth Police: On June 6, 2019 at approximately 1AM, Yarmouth Police Department Patrol Officers Liam Breen and Michael Chueng checked on suspicious white Honda Pilot in the parking lot at Parkers River Beach, which closed at 10PM. Two people were found inside the vehicle passed…

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Paths to Recovery: Woodworking is therapy for recovering alcoholic »

Sunday May 26, 2019 - 6:15:53 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Paths to Recovery is part of the Cape Cod Times’ continuing effort to shine a light on the opioid crisis. It is the third such project by the Times; Pills that Kill was launched in 2010 and Lost to Addiction in 2015.

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Paths to Recovery: Passion for woodworking leads recovering alcoholic to new career »

Sunday May 26, 2019 - 6:15:53 am | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

Paths to Recovery is part of the Cape Cod Times’ continuing effort to shine a light on the opioid crisis. It is the third such project by the Times; Pills that Kill was launched in 2010 and Lost to Addiction in 2015.

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State Police arrests two for drug trafficking in Wareham »

Saturday May 25, 2019 - 1:07:28 pm | via Cape Wide News »

WAREHAM – From MSP Bourne: Friday, Trooper Brandyn Henson, of the State Police-Bourne Barracks, arrested Jaqua Smith, 24, of Onset, and Shawn Panepinto, 22, of New Bedford, and charged them with Trafficking Heroin.   Just about 9:30 a.m., Trooper Henson was on patrol on 11th Street in Wareham…

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