Tag: drugs

City warns of fentanyl-laced cocaine

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After six people overdosed in Fairfax County on Tuesday morning, the city issued a warning of what is believed to...

Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

The City of Alexandria is encouraging residents to dispose of unneeded prescription medications for the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Staffed...

Friends of Guest House expands

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] One Friday night in 2005, Terry Garrett decided she had had enough. She was in the midst of her second stint with...

Seven opioid overdoses, one fatality in Alexandria

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] Seven opioid overdoses — including one that resulted in a fatality — occurred within a week, the city announced in a...

Alexandria drug trafficker sentenced for distribution conspiracy charge

An Alexandria resident was sentenced Friday on charges of conspiring to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, according to a press release from...