Stark County Sheriff's and Canton police team up to fight heroin - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Stark County Sheriff's and Canton police team up to fight heroin

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STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Stark County Sheriff's Office and Canton police are teaming up in the fight against the opiate epidemic. 

Earlier this week the agencies came together to except a grant of more than $30,000 from the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

"What it's really going to do, I believe at least in part, is save a lot of people's lives and put those people really responsible behind bars," said Sheriff George T. Maier.

The money will allow the law enforcement agencies to fund investigations with a goal of holding those responsible for contributing to the death of another through distribution of heroin and other substances.

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