Police Chief Ryan M. Columbus reports that the Tewksbury Police Department collaborated with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Massachusetts State Police to seize approximately 400 grams of the deadly opioid fentanyl in a room at a local motel.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County report that since Dec. 1, the county has had 52 overdose incidents, seven of them being suspected fatal overdoses.
The Police Chiefs of Plymouth County are pleased to announce that Plymouth County Outreach (PCO) has released the data from its 2018 Annual Report, showing an 18 percent decrease in fatal overdoses and a 13 percent decrease in non-fatal overdoses in Plymouth County, compared to 2017.
WAKEFIELD — Chief Rick Smith announces that the Wakefield Police Department has implemented a new online application targeted as reducing opioid deaths in town.
ARLINGTON — Chief Frederick Ryan announces that the Arlington Police Department has begun using an application to help first responders and public health clinicians pinpoint locations and trends for drug overdoses in real time.