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Howard County Police Beat: suspected dealer Alexis Escobar charged with distribution of opioids and other drugs

HEROIN HIGHWAY TO HELL Howard County Police charge suspected dealer Alexis Escobar with distribution of opioids and other drugs JESSUP, MD. — Howard County police have charged a suspected drug…

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Launches Heroin And Opioid Emergency Task Force Website

“The purpose of the website is to provide the public with information on who makes up our task force, the work they are doing, and how Marylanders can get involved with their efforts and participate in our regional summits,” said Paul Beatty, spokesman for the Lt. Governor. “We will hold a summit in each region of the state. Getting the public’s input on this crisis and hearing from people who have been affected by the disease of addiction is vital to the success of our task force.”

Heroin overdose deaths sweep region

City officials have issued a warning that dangerous heroin laced with the powerful painkiller fentanyl is circulating in Philadelphia.
The drug combo killed at least 28 people between March 3 and April 20, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability said Monday. The department is awaiting test results on seven more people.