Fentanyl

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October 7, 2021

Ohio Gov. DeWine joins other governors in Texas, calling for more border security

MISSION, Texas — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined a coalition of Republican governors on the Texas border Wednesday, calling on the White House to better secure the border.
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October 4, 2021

What's causing the increase in opioid overdoses in Northeast Ohio?

Two men overdosed in separate instances on Cleveland's west side, on a recent Sunday in October of 2021.
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October 6, 2021

Ohio Governor travels to see troops he sent to Texas-Mexico border

Gov. Mike DeWine said the border is a thoroughfare for the deadly opiate fentanyl, blamed in most of Ohio's deadly opioid-related overdoses.
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September 29, 2021

2 narcotics officers arrested in Ohio, accused of drug distribution

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.
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September 1, 2021

Health officials say many resources available for anyone battling addiction in Summit County

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
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September 10, 2021

Coroner: 2-year-old Toledo girl dies of fentanyl overdose after napping in bed

Jordynn Smith is said to be the youngest Lucas County person to have died of a fentanyl overdose during the opioid crisis, the coroner's office said.
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August 24, 2021

Fatal overdose in Ravenna Township leads to arrest of suspected fentanyl dealer

RAVENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A fatal overdose in Ravenna Township early Monday morning lead to the arrest of a man for trafficking in fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.
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July 19, 2021
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