Friday, July 19, 2024

Tag: drugs

Law & Order: Jan. 17-23

The following is a summary of incidences that occurred or were reported to the Cordova Police Department Jan. 17-23, 2021. Defendant(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Device could help reverse opioid overdose

Researchers at Purdue University are developing a device that would automatically detect when a person is experiencing a drug overdose and deliver naloxone, a drug known...

Law & Order: May 10-23

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 5-10-19 thru 5-23-19.

Ilanka clinic adds new opioid addiction program

The Ilanka Community Health Center is now offering medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction. ICHC behavioral health coordinator Matt Rush spoke about new treatment options...

Alaska to establish drug overdose panel

Alaska will receive a $993,000 federal grant over three years to establish an overdose Death Review Panel, which will help hold drug traffickers accountable...

Law & Order: Aug. 24-30

The following incidents were reported to the Cordova Police Department between 8-24-18 thru 8-30-18. Any charges reported in these press releases are merely accusations...

No more ‘gag orders’ allowed on drug prices

Legislation signed into law in Juneau on Sept. 4 eliminates use of a “gag order” that kept pharmacists from telling customers they can save...

Older Coast Guard vessels nab smugglers

Drug patrols in international waters off Central America have netted the U.S. Coast Guard over three tons of illicit narcotics worth an estimated $95...

Alaska troopers say fentanyl big concern for authorities

By RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Alaska authorities say the synthetic opioid fentanyl is an escalating problem in the remote state, and it's leading to...

Drugs worth $1.2 million seized at Alaska airport; 2 charged

ANCHORAGE — A federal grand jury indicted two Anchorage residents on drug charges following a seizure of methamphetamine and heroin with an estimated street...