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Harford sheriff hopeful Sept. 9 town hall meeting spurs new ideas in heroin fight

Harford sheriff hopeful Sept. 9 town hall meeting spurs new ideas in heroin fight

After reported fatal overdose deaths have averaged more than two a month this year, Harford County leaders are hoping the general public can help them come up with new ways to fight the county's heroin epidemic. The 16-member HOPE (Heroin Overdose Prevention and Enforcement) group, a committee Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler created in April, wants to see what else can be done to combat a dramatic rise in heroin that is worrying officials in Harford County and throughout the state. Gahler is urging people to speak up at a Sept. 9 town hall meeting, spearheaded by the Sheriff's Office heroin work group and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman, being held at Darlington Hall on the...

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