Drug Enforcement Administration

New Bedford Police, DEA Agents Arrest 19 Over the Weekend
NEW BEDFORD - Local and federal officials worked to rid New Bedford streets of drugs and drug offenders over the weekend.
New Bedford Police along with agents from the New Bedford DEA office arrested 19 people Friday, seizing over 60 grams of Fentanyl, more than 200 Oxycodone pills, over 20 bags of c…
Local Heroin Overdoses Explained
Why are there so many heroin overdoses all of a sudden? It's happening here and all across the country. And the short answer is people are reportedly overdosing on dangerous narcotics like fentanyl that has been mixed with heroin. To put this in perspective, fentanyl is 30 times more potent tha…
DEA’s Crackdown On Synthetic Drugs Applauded
The Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on synthetic drugs. DEA officials say a nationwide operation on Wednesday targeted the distribution and trafficking of synthetic drugs in roughly two-dozen states.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy says synthetic drugs, or desi…