Asheville -- November 19, 2021
𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐅𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐝𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐋𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐎𝐧𝐞-𝐇𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐒𝐩𝐚𝐧
The Asheville Police Department (APD) is warning the public of a potentially dangerous batch of narcotics that resulted in back-to-back overdose cases. Officers responded to four different overdose cases in the downtown area Thursday between 1 and 2 p.m. Two of the cases were in Pritchard Park, and two others in the nearby area. All persons were transported to Mission Hospital for treatment.
APD encourages those who are suffering from addiction to seek assistance by contacting Vaya Health at (800) 849-6127.
As always, anyone with information to share with the Asheville Police Department can send an anonymous tip using the TIP2APD smartphone application (search "Asheville PD" in your app store) or by texting TIP2APD to 847411. You can also contact APD at (828) 252-1110.