Overdose deaths spike in Snohomish County

Use of Fentanyl continues to grow and threaten lives


Last updated 8/29/2022 at 8:45pm

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Customs and Border Patrol officers at the Nogales, Arizona, port of entry on Aug. 17 seized 15,000 fentanyl pills meant to look like candy.

Over the two weeks between July 26 and Aug. 8, Snohomish County emergency medical crews and law enforcement officers responded to 40 known or suspected overdose incidents involving street or prescription drugs.

Not all resulted in a death, accordi...

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