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Lorain police: Fake heroin causing ODs is pure fentanyl; DEA joins investigation

LORAIN, Ohio - Lorain Police have confirmed that most of the drug being sold as heroin that caused 23 overdoses and two deaths since Friday is pure fentanyl. Lorain County Drug Task Force said that nearly all of the confiscated substance is 100 percent fentanyl, though one batch they obtained is 100 percent heroin.

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Prescription drug drop box open year-round

The Mansfield Police Department is extending its prescription drug take-back event year-round. The department received a National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators grant to place a prescription drug drop box at the station all year long.

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Medication roundup deemed success

Lorain County collected 1,585.6 pounds of drugs in correlation with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take-Back Day. Lorain County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh called the day a success, with the city of Elyria collecting the most — 283 pounds of medications, while the city of Amherst collected 158 pounds on Saturday.

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