Fentanyl Testing Available

The Edgartown police department is making fentanyl testing strips available to members of the community at risk of fatal overdoses from tainted opiates.

Prosecution Drops Manslaughter Charge in Fentanyl Case

The Cape and Islands district attorney has dropped a manslaughter charge in a fatal opioid-related overdose, citing a recent state Supreme Judicial Court decision.

Island Men Arraigned on Drug Charges

Two Island men were arraigned Thursday morning in Dukes County superior court on charges of distributing drugs on Martha’s Vineyard.

Oak Bluffs Man Goes to Prison for Fentanyl Trafficking

John P. Hathaway Jr. was sentenced to two years in state prison after pleading guilty last week to trafficking in fentanyl.

District Court Judge Reduces Bail in Fentanyl Case

Alexander Carlson, 30, of Edgartown, was arraigned in Edgartown district court Friday on charges of trafficking in fentanyl and resisting arrest.

Drug Arrest Nets Large Quantity of Fentanyl

An Edgartown man is being held on $100,000 bail following a Monday arrest for allegedly trafficking in fentanyl, a deadly narcotic that is used as a substitute for heroin.