Anoka County Sheriff's Office Investigates Series Of Suspected Drug OverdosesLaw enforcement wants to use the recent events as a reminder for "people to only take prescription medications that have been prescribed.
Man Dies Of Apparent Overdose At Minneapolis Navigation CenterA man living at the Navigation Center in South Minneapolis has died of an apparent overdose. The Navigation Center opened last month and houses people who had been living in a homeless encampment off Hiawatha Avenue.
‘It Doesn’t Bring Andrew Back’: Drug Dealer Sentenced In Overdose DeathA 44-year-old Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 100 months in prison for selling drugs that led to the overdose death of an Edina man in early 2017.
Man Convicted In Duluth Woman's Synthetic Drug DeathAn Eveleth man was found guilty Thursday in the overdose death of a 21-year-old woman in 2013. The St. Louis County Attorney's Office says Bryan Joseph Hodapp, 27, was convicted of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of Krystal Wicklund.
Henn. Co. Sheriff: Heroin Deaths Decrease, But Potency Is HighHeroin deaths in Hennepin County declined slightly in 2014, but the drug is getting cheaper in the Twin Cities -- and has one of the highest purity levels in the country. The Hennepin County Sheriff's office says there were 50 heroin deaths last year, compared to 56 in 2013 – the deadliest year for the drug on record. There were eight total in 2010.