Overdose Deaths

WASHINGTON | Feds say heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to US

WASHINGTON— Opioid overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Preliminary figures show about 72,000 people died in 2017 from opioid-related overdoses across the country. About a week ago, U.S. health … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Feds say heroin, fentanyl remain biggest drug threat to US

Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged Darnell A. Reeves, 32, of Delaware, Ohio, in a nine-count indictment returned here today. Reeves is charged with drug charges related to the distribution of crack cocaine, fentanyl and heroin that resulted in four overdoses, three of them fatal. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for … Continue reading Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths