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Six Alexandria residents convicted as a result of Operation Tin Panda

Six Alexandria residents were convicted as a result of Operation Tin Panda, the U.S. Attorney of the Eastern District of Virginia announced Friday in...

Man convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl in city, Northern...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Virginia man was convicted this week of a conspiracy to distribute heroin, fentanyl and furanyl fentanyl, Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney Bryan...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 6: Justice in the midst of crisis

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Before the opioid epidemic reached a fever pitch in 2015, the Alexandria Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney...

Alexandria police arrest two men implicated in heroin trafficking

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  Two men have been arrested for suspected roles in a heroin trafficking network following a two-year narcotics investigation, according to...

Four Alexandria residents arrested as part of national gun and drug...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Four Alexandria residents were among the 28 people arrested for roles in selling drugs while armed or other criminal acts...

Opioids in Alexandria Part 5: What makes the drugs dangerous and...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Lieutenant Michael Kochis, commander of the Alexandria Police Department’s vice and narcotics section, said the feeling of addiction withdrawal from...

Opioids in Alexandria: A growing problem

Few people or communities remain untouched by the opioid crisis that has seemingly reached its tentacles into every corner of the United States. The stories...
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