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Federal authorities have made their first arrest in Connecticut related to the possession of carfentanil, the opioid that is said to be 10,000 times stronger than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl.

Arrests Made After Rash Of Overdoses On Long Island

Jun 8, 2017
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Long Island authorities have made several arrests and seized about 700 grams of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl after a sudden spike in drug overdoses this past weekend.

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The number of prescription for opioids filled on Long Island has dropped amid state efforts to curb the opioid crisis. But more Long Islanders now turn to illegal drugs such as heroin.     

Drugs Found In Ex-Suffolk Police Chief's Prison Cell

May 9, 2017
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Prison officials have reportedly discovered illegal drugs in the cell of former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke.

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced his support for a bipartisan bill to help cut the flow of fentanyl into Connecticut, Long Island and across the United States.