Feds give $3.6 million in anti-heroin, opioid grants to Ohio


U.S. Attorneys Justin Herdman, David DeVillers and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced this week that the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services has awarded the Ohio Attorney General’s Organized Crime Investigations Commission $3,658,998 in funding to combat the illegal manufacture and distribution of heroin and prescription opioids in Ohio.

“Every day in Ohio, we continue to see the adverse effects that the heroin and opioid epidemic have in our community,” said Herdman, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.