News - Heroin Crisis

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Oct 26, 2016 5:58 PM

25 people suspected in drug dealing ring indicted in NH on heroin trafficking charges

CONCORD — U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire Emily Rice announced that 25 people have been indicted on heroin trafficking charges, all apart...
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Oct 20, 2016 5:12 PM

Dover death could mark city's 11th overdose fatality of 2016

DOVER – Police are investigating what they believe to be the city’s eleventh overdose this year. Police responded to a home...
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Oct 20, 2016 8:38 AM

Dover police say Tuesday's death may be city's 11th overdose of the year

Dover police are investigating the death of a city woman on Tuesday as an apparent drug overdose, the city's 11th so far...
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Oct 17, 2016 9:50 AM

Super-potent elephant tranquilizer suspected in New England overdose

First responders said they had to use five doses of Narcan to revive a man in York, Maine over the weekend who...
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Oct 13, 2016 11:24 AM

Man dies of apparent overdose in Somersworth library bathroom

SOMERSWORTH — Police say a man was found dead in a bathroom of the city's library, officials say he died of a...
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Oct 11, 2016 7:02 PM

Man faces possible life in prison for lethal drug dose sold to Rochester man

DOVER — A man charged with selling a fatal dose of Fentanly to a Rochester man is being held without bail and...
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Sep 23, 2016 6:41 PM

Salem mom seen overdosing in Family Dollar turned away from rehab center

SALEM — The mother who was found overdosing on fentanyl while her daughter tried to wake her was rejected from a rehabilitation...
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Sep 23, 2016 10:02 AM

NH opioid users can now visit 2 'safe stations' in Newmarket

NEWMARKET — Two "safe stations" are now available for drug users seeking help in Newmarket - one is a fire station and...
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Sep 21, 2016 5:46 PM

UPDATE: Dozens of tenants evacuated after Manchester man accused of making meth

MANCHESTER – The man who was arrested for having items in his apartment associated with manufacturing meth is being held on $50,000...
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Sep 13, 2016 3:40 PM

UNH aids in making guide to getting mental health, substance abuse care coverage

DURHAM — A guide created in part by UNH helps to educate people on how to access coverage for substance abuse and...
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Sep 13, 2016 9:41 AM

Sentencing postponed for Latin Kings gang member convicted of dealing heroin in Dover

DOVER (AP) — A New Hampshire judge has postponed the sentencing of a convicted heroin dealer and reputed member of the Latin...
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Aug 24, 2016 3:46 PM

Police: 800 bags of heroin - worth $8,000 - seized after overdose call in Claremont

CLAREMONT — Claremont police said they searched a man's house after an unnamed person overdosed on heroin, finding $13,000 worth of drugs...
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Aug 12, 2016 7:35 PM

Keene emergency crews administer Narcan 3 separate times in roughly 8 hours, residents react

KEENE — The Keene Fire Department responded to three separate opiate overdoses - using Narcan each time - over the course of...
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Aug 11, 2016 9:37 AM

Manchester woman arrested for selling drugs with her young daughter in tow

MANCHESTER- A Manchester woman is facing drug and child endangerment charges after being arrested in a downtown park Wednesday for allegedly selling...
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Jul 28, 2016 12:33 AM

A new threat in fight against overdoses: Elephant sedative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already...
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Jul 19, 2016 3:57 PM

NH police meet with federal criminal intelligence agency to tackle drug crisis

CONCORD — Local law enforcement officials met with a federal intelligence gathering organization with the goal of sharing information to deal with...
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Jul 18, 2016 7:46 PM

UPDATE: 2 of 3 charged in Rochester teen Eve Tarmey's fentanyl overdose death plead guilty

CONCORD — Two of the three adults charged in the painkiller overdose death of a Rochester teen back in October 2015 pleaded...
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Jul 13, 2016 10:45 PM

CARA bill headed to White House; Ayotte tells NH1 News 'fight' for funding goes on

Despite a partisan fight over funding, a sweeping bill aimed at helping New Hampshire and other states fight back against the heroin...
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Jul 8, 2016 9:55 PM

Ayotte tells NH1 News she's optimistic CARA bill will pass Senate next week

MANCHESTER – Sen. Kelly Ayotte says she's optimistic that next week the U.S. Senate will hold “a very strong vote” to pass...