Drug Abuse in Darien 2015

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DEA Thanks Two on Darien Police Force for Work in Major Area Investigation — Was It ‘Operation Face Down’?

Jeremiah Marron Brian Malagrida DEA Heroin Investigation
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Two Darien police officers were recognized Tuesday the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and presented with plaques for “outstanding contributions to the success” of a joint investigation into a heroin-selling ring in Fairfield County, Darien Police Capt. Ray Osborne announced in a news release. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Al Jazeera Report on Heroin in the ‘Burbs Features Darien, Rowayton

Al Jazeera America Jeremiah Marron
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Eighty percent of crime in and around Darien is related to drug abuse (including crimes committed to get money for drugs), Darien Police Sgt. Jeremiah Marron told an Al Jazeera America cable news reporter on a segment about heroin in the suburbs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Heroin in Darien 2: Signs of Addiction in Your Kid & How to Reduce the Risk

Drug Panel 2015
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With cheap heroin becoming easily available in and near Darien, you can do a number of things to make it less likely that your child will become addicted to it or prescription opioid drugs similar to it, according to experts at a recent panel discussion in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Heroin in Darien 1: How Bad is Heroin Use in Our Town? This Bad

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A 21-year-old without a pulse. A 19-year-old, eyes rolled back, lying on the side of a road. The same young man had been revived from an overdose two days before. These incidents happened in the past two weeks, police say. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police Chief: Heroin Use is Up in Darien, What Parents Can Do

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Heroin is cheap in Darien and the region, is available to youth, and in fighting it the “best tool we can possibly have in this battle is an engaged and active parent who knows what’s going on in their kids’ lives,” Police Chief Duane Lovello says. (more…) Continue Reading →

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