overdose

Matt Dwyer
October 02, 2018 - 3:10 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A federal judge today issued a 3-year sentence to a Hartford man accused of selling drugs to an overdose victim. Jose "Montana" Gonzalez was previously convicted of selling heroin and fentanyl to an East Hartford man. Police say the 20-year-old victim was found on a living room couch...
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Matt Dwyer
August 24, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A Bristol man appeared in court today, on charges connected to a drug overdose death. Matthew Fazzino went before a judge in Bristol Superior Court. He is charged with manslaughter and drug dealing in a fatal overdose that took place in May in Plymouth. Fazzino was taken into custody...
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First responders on the New Haven Green amid a series of overdoses. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
August 17, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with more than 100 synthetic-marijuana overdoses, many of them in the same New Haven park, after authorities say they caught him with 32 bags of the drug, police said Friday. Some of the victims identified John Parker, of New...
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Aaron Kupec/WTIC file photo
AP
August 16, 2018 - 3:44 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are swarming a city park near Yale University and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana. More than 70 people were hospitalized in a 24-hour period in New Haven. City Police Chief...
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AP
June 13, 2018 - 3:19 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) - Authorities in Connecticut say quick thinking by a library director saved an overdose victim at a library. The Norwich Bulletin reports a person overdosed Monday at the Otis Library in Norwich. Library executive director Robert Farwell sprang into action and used naloxone to...
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