Deadly Carfentanil, fentanyl pills disguised as Oxycodone found in Monmouth – Asbury Park…

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Notoriously potent synthetic opioids manufactured into pill form that resembled the appearance of another painkiller were found in Monmouth County for the first time, according to the county prosecutor’s office. 

The carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl pills, which resemble the appearance (more…)

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A mounting number of opioid addicts are encountering a deadlier and deadlier supply of drugs. The (more…)

Police: Lititz woman tried 4 times to get oxycodone with forged prescriptions -…

A Lititz woman was charged with making several attempts to pass off fraudulent prescriptions to an unspecified CVS store in exchange for oxycodone, police said.

Carolyn A. Morgan, 39, reportedly made four attempts to obtain the medication between July 9 and 15, using prescriptions with an undisclosed physician’s forged signature.

She was charged with forgery and acquiring/obtaining possession of a controlled substance by (more…)