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Public invited to community discussion about fentanyl with author Sam Quinones

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., September 23, 2023—The Mayors and Business Leaders for Public Safety coalition is pleased to welcome author Sam Quinones to Snohomish County later this month for a free community discussion about responding to the fentanyl crisis and improving public safety. Quinones will deliver a presentation based on his research for two award-winning books, […]

Two arrested in drug bust, thousands of fentanyl pills seized

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., May 25, 2023—Seattle Police Department announces its narcotics detectives, along with agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and Homeland Security Investigations, arrested two suspects and seized both fentanyl and heroin in Everett on Tuesday morning. Over the course of last few months, detectives worked in conjunction with federal partners regarding a large […]

Narcan saves baby at Everett hotel exposed to fentanyl

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EVERETT, Wash., May 25, 2023—The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) detectives are investigating young children being exposed to fentanyl in a South Everett hotel room. On May 23, around 2:45 p.m., deputies responded to a South County Fire assist at Holiday Inn Express located in the 130 Block of 128th Street SW […]

Arlington man linked to seven fentanyl overdoses inside jail

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EVERETT, Wash., May 18, 2023—Additional charges have been filed against Justin Michael Sims, the suspect linked to a widespread fentanyl exposure of seven inmates Wednesday night at the Snohomish County Jail. Sims, 37, from Arlington, was booked into jail on May 16, 2023, for Theft 3 warrants stemming from an Arlington Police investigation. At approximately […]

Sheriff Fortney discusses the fentanyl crisis with journalist Sam Quinones

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EVERETT, Wash., March 27, 2023—Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, interviewed American journalist and author, Sam Quinones, on his podcast Friday, March 24, where they discussed the rising fentanyl crisis in the United States. Before the interview, Quinones presented to law enforcement and local elected officials his research, and observations, of drug trends across the states […]

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