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Below are the latest news articles mentioning heroin, 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 overdoses, opioid addiction and the use of Narcan on Cape Cod.

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Opioid-Related Hospital Visits See Dramatic Increase Across Country: Report »

Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 12:57:31 pm | via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch »

Across the country, both opioid-related inpatient stays and ED visits have increased over the past 10 years.

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Chatham Police host training session for officers and dispatchers »

Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 12:21:06 pm | via Cape Wide News »

CHATHAM – Several Cape Cod police officers and dispatchers were at the Chatham Police Department Tuesday for specialized training from Hanrahan Consulting in how to handle mental health and substance abuse calls. The number of mental health related calls is on the rise. Substance abuse, particularly…

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Traffic stop leads to arrest of Wellfleet man for deadly fentanyl »

Tuesday June 20, 2017 - 12:05:22 pm | via Cape Wide News »

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth Police report that Tuesday morning at 2:40 AM, Patrol Officers of the 12-8 shift stopped a vehicle for a violation. An on-scene investigation resulted in the arrest of a Wellfleet man for possession of a small amount of the deadly drug fentanyl. Fentanyl is a potent, synthetic…

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Truro man denies heroin trafficking charges »

Monday June 19, 2017 - 6:33:57 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

ORLEANS — A 32-year-old Truro man pleaded not guilty Monday in Orleans District Court to heroin possession and distribution charges after his alleged erratic driving Sunday caused another motorist to report him to police. Samuel Widrow drove off Route 6 in a Toyota pickup truck and almost…

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Cape Cod gang leader and associate convicted in heroin trafficking case »

Monday June 19, 2017 - 6:17:07 pm | via Cape Wide News »

BOSTON – A federal jury last Friday convicted Denzel Chisholm, 26,, a leader of the Nauti-Block gang in Hyannis, and Molly London, 33, of numerous federal drug charges, following a nine-day trial. Chisholm, of West Yarmouth, and London, of Hyannis, were convicted of various drug charges related to…

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Eastham Erratic Driving Report Results in Drug Trafficking Arrest »

Monday June 19, 2017 - 1:46:07 pm | via Police and Fire News »

Deck: Suspect found in possession of 19 grams of heroinTowns: EasthamTopic: Police and Fire NewsHub Category: Police and FireAuthor: CapeCodToday StaffTeaser: Suspect found in possession of 19 grams of heroin…Main Image: Thumbnail Image: Body:  From…

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Police on alert for potent opioid carfentanil »

Friday June 16, 2017 - 3:02:29 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

News that the deadly opioid carfentanil has arrived in Massachusetts does not surprise police or paramedics on Cape Cod as they brace for the potent drug to cross the canal.Police in Brockton and Quincy last week recovered drugs that, when tested at the state crime lab, came back as the dreaded carfentanil,…

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Panel on Drug Addiction in US to Hold First Meeting »

Friday June 16, 2017 - 8:18:27 am | via CapeCod.com NewsCenter »

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Washington for the first meeting of a panel set up by President Donald Trump to examine the nation’s drug addiction crisis. The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis is chaired by New Jersey Republican…

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Police on alert for potent opioid »

Thursday June 15, 2017 - 7:54:33 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

News that the deadly opioid carfentanil has arrived in Massachusetts does not surprise police or paramedics on Cape Cod as they brace for the potent drug to cross the canal.Police in Brockton and Quincy last week recovered drugs that, when tested at the state crime lab, came back as the dreaded carfentanil,…

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Two from Falmouth face drug charges »

Wednesday June 14, 2017 - 6:39:55 pm | via Cape Cod Times Headlines »

FALMOUTH — Two men were arrested on multiple drug charges Tuesday.Ahmad Faiky, 18, of East Falmouth and Chad Geggatt, 19, of Falmouth, were charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and conspiracy to violate drug laws, according…

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