Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Pills

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At the start of the July Fourth weekend, Suffolk County police issued a warning about counterfeit pills that contain fentanyl.

“During recent narcotics investigations, detectives seized pills purported to be oxycodone that were in actuality comprised of fentanyl,” police said in a statement issued Friday afternoon. The “counterfeit pills” were marked 30 milligrams oxycodone. They were to be sold illegally.

Fentanyl, a Schedule II opioid analgesic, is up to 1,000 times more potent than morphine, police said. Ingestion may lead to overdose and death.

Police Issue Warning About Counterfeit Pills

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