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February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Four Arrested for Meth Possession in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers arrested four people on drug offenses, including possession of crystal meth.  Anastasia M. Colucci, 28, of Gaithersburg, Kelyne Patrica Moore, 29, of North Bethesda, Carlos Manuel Manzano, 30, and Jose Luis Ruiz-Rubio, 40, both from Hyattsville, were arrested on Jan. 29. Around 11:15 p.m., officers were checking the Cameron […]

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August 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Recover Drugs, Gun from Silver Spring Man During Traffic Stop

Silver Spring District police officers arrested a Silver Spring man for offenses involving firearms as well as drug possession and distribution. Police have identified the man as 27-year-old Vision Lewis, who lives on Lockwood Drive in Silver Spring. The incident occurred on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. during a traffic stop in the White Oak […]

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April 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 29, in Montgomery County: 1. If you are commuting on Metrorail’s Red Line, prepare for possible service delays today. According to WMATA, Red Line trains will single track between Medical Center and Van Ness stations (between 10 a.m. –  3 p.m., and from 8 p.m. to closing) so […]

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September 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for Sept. 26 (VIDEO)

On Saturday, September 26  Montgomery County law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will give residents an opportunity to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your unused medications for disposal to any one of the drop-off locations […]

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June 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

McCarthy Pushing for State Funds for Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy talks about the effort to get more state funding for heroin addiction treatment in Montgomery County.   Related:

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March 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Phil Andrews: Heroin Overdoses Could Double Last Year’s Numbers (VIDEO)

As the use of heroin increases statewide, Phil Andrews, director of crime prevention initiatives with the Office of the State’s Attorney, talks about the epidemic.

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February 5, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

Heroin Addiction Treatment (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, an addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center said many of her patients have overdosed more than once before seeking treatment. Take a look: For more coverage of the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, see below: Related:

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February 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Erika Robbins, addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center in Rockville

Medicine Helps Heroin Patients from Relapse During Recovery (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, an addiction counselor at the Avery Road Treatment Center explains how heroin patients are treated to prevent relapsing. Take a look: You can find more coverage about the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, below: Related:

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January 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

Treatment Center Staff Sees Steady Admissions Because of Heroin Epidemic (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama describes the heroin addicted patients she is seeing at the Avery Road Treatment Center. Take a look:   Related:

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January 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Debra Lezama, clinical coordinator at Avery Road Treatment Center

Treatment Program for Young Adults (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Clinical Coordinator Debra Lezama of the Avery Road Treatment Center talks about a new program aimed at helping young people with recovery. Take a look: For more coverage of the heroin epidemic in Montgomery County, see below: Related:

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