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Two young men accused of selling fentanyl-laced pills in the quad-city area are awaiting plea deals from the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office before making any decisions about their guilt, or lack thereof.

By Max Efrein February 5, 2019
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Opioid Conundrum: A painless addiction versus a painful existence
The moral battle facing physicians and their patients

Rachel Turet had crippling pain until she tried morphine.

By Max Efrein January 26, 2019
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Sentencing fentanyl dealers and other alleged drug pushers is no simple matter
Deputy County Attorney: ‘A thousand different factors might be a rough estimate’

Not everyone arrested for dealing or using drugs is necessarily provided an opportunity to share such information, said Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking Lieutenant Nate Auvenshine.

By Max Efrein January 19, 2019
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A crime fighter and justice seeker, Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk experienced a job-fueled epiphany in about late 2005 that left her seeking answers to a troubling mystery.

By Nanci Hutson January 12, 2019
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Last week the Courier ran another front page story reporting the arrests of more alleged local fentan yl drug dealers in our community.

By The Daily Courier December 8, 2018
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Fight against Fentanyl must be a community affair
‘Connecting Communities Symposium’ celebrates collaboration to tackle key societal issues

Sparing lives from drug overdoses, especially teens, and waging war on the dealers, is a never-ending mission of many law enforcement leaders, educators and awareness advocates.

By Nanci Hutson December 5, 2018