fentanyl

A closeup of view of a jail cells iron bars casting shadows on the prison floor
Paul Kurtz
March 05, 2020 - 11:32 am
A third inmate has died of an apparent drug overdose at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Barbed fence area.
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Paul Kurtz
March 03, 2020 - 4:53 pm
In a story you heard first on KYW Newsradio, officials in Philadelphia are investigating the deaths of two inmates last week at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Northeast Philadelphia. Read more here.
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More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout."
New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Kim Glovas
February 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout." Read more here.
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Marquese Gaines
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
A man is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run in Norristown because he knew he was already wanted for selling a lethal dose of heroin in Upper Merion. Read more here.
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Fentanyl test strips
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David Madden
February 21, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Camden County is taking a new approach against the war on opioids through a study that utilizes fentanyl test strips. Read more here.
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Ray Drayton and Melissa Wilkerson
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
Mike Dougherty
February 06, 2020 - 7:09 am
Authorities in South Jersey have arrested a man and his girlfriend after his 2-year-old suffered a drug overdose last month. Read more here.
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Drugs.
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KYW Staff
January 13, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The use of methamphetamines and fentanyl together are on the rise in the United States. Read more here.
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Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun Copeland is joined by U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain, FBI agent Michael Harpster, DEA agent Jonathan Wilson and others in announcing the arrest of 22 rival gang members in Chester, Pa.
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KYW Staff
October 30, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Nearly two-dozen members of rival gangs in Chester, Pa., were arrested early Monday and charged with drug trafficking and firearms offenses.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain announces indictments against three Chinese nationals in a drug trafficking ring.
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Kim Glovas
October 01, 2019 - 2:03 pm
Law enforcement from all levels of government have stopped an international drug trafficking operation after linking a Montgomery County man to the source in China. Three Chinese men have been indicted.
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Jose Uriel Arreola-Ortiz
Chester County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Officials say a recent drug bust in Chester County shows the current trend in street drugs, as Mexican cartels continue to funnel in deadly fentanyl and begin to push cheap and pure crystal meth. Read more here.
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