December 10, 2021
Law enforcement leaders and addiction experts detail what is causing a rise in overdose deaths. They said the pandemic, isolation and trauma are some of the key contributing factors. Fentanyl is the main culprit behind overdose deaths in Ohio
October 26, 2021
International Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Traffickers on the Darknet Results in 150 Arrests Worldwide and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs, and over $31 Million
Darknet Narcotics Vendors Selling to Tens of Thousands of U.S. Residents Charged
September 29, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities arrested two Columbus police officers Tuesday on allegations that they distributed several kilograms of the synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice.
September 1, 2021
What You Need To Know: The top drugs abused in Summit County are fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, officials say. Nearly 35 locations drug-drop off locations in Summit County for incineration or disposal bag pick-up. Summit County spent $2 million from opioid litigation settlement on ER programs aimed at treating overdoses. The county allocated $500,000 to establish the Opiate Small Grant Program fund supporting nonprofits working with addicts
June 11, 2021
Dayton man charged with dealing fentanyl cocaine mixture that caused multiple fatal and nonfatal overdoses
DAYTON, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged a Dayton man with distributing fentanyl and cocaine that resulted in five overdoses in the late hours of New Year’s Eve and into the early hours of New Year’s Day 2019.
May 2, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another public health crisis taking a toll on American families: overdose deaths from the synthetic drug fentanyl, an often-deadly opioid derivative.
April 7, 2021
Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson issued a public health alert after the county suffered at least 69 suspected overdose deaths in March.