first_img KUSI Newsroom Blue counterfeit pills suspected to be cause of several deaths in the last 36 hours SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Authorities warned the public today to beware of counterfeit oxycodone pills linked to four overdose deaths this week in the San Diego area.The blue tablets, known as M-30s, have been involved in fatalities in Lakeside, Poway, Santee and Valley Center over a 24-hour hour period beginning Wednesday, according to sheriff’s officials.The highly dangerous street drug, a common form of counterfeit oxycodone, contains fentanyl, a narcotic so powerful that a speck the size of a grain of salt can kill a person, authorities said.Detectives are working with first responders in the region to see if they have received similar overdose calls in recent days, according to the sheriff’s department, which advises that any pill obtained without a prescription should be considered unsafe for consumption. July 25, 2019 Updated: 6:56 PM KUSI Newsroom, Anyone with information is urged to call the @sdcrimestoppers anonymous tip line: 888-580-8477. If you or someone you know has a problem with drugs, call the County Crisis Hotline: 888-724-7240. @SDSheriff has a program for unwanted and unused medication:— San Diego Sheriff (@SDSheriff) July 25, 2019 Posted: July 25, 2019 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img

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