Drug Enforcement Administration Coverage
Two arrested after DEA operation, one suspect caused multiple traffic crashes
The Orange County Sheriff's Office said deputies assisted in the arrest of two people Thursday during a US Drug Enforcement Agency operation. One suspect was caught after a chase resulted in multiple traffic crashes caused by the suspect.
Data drives the fight against opioid deaths in NC
Federal data released for the first time is providing more detail on the millions of prescription opioid pills that flooded the country as the epidemic exploded nearly a decade ago. But in North Carolina, state public health officials have for years been putting data to work fighting the crisis.
State agrees to penalty for shoddy drug dispensing records at Raleigh prisons
The state has agreed to pay a $190,000 penalty to the federal government for lax record-keeping on how drugs are dispensed at Central Prison and the North Carolina Correctional Center for Women, officials said Wednesday.