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PPB Investigating Numerous Overdoses Involving Juveniles

September 28, 2023 09:44

The Portland Police Bureau wants to warn the community about a concerning number of juvenile overdoses in recent months. PPB’s Narcotics and Organized Crime (NOC) Unit is investigating all of the cases.

Since mid-June, 10 juveniles have overdosed. Fentanyl is suspected in all but one of the cases. The victims are between the ages of one and 17. Five of the children died.

6/15/23 – 1-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim survived
6/19/23 – 2-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim is deceased
6/25/23 – 4-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim survived
7/19/23 – 1-year-old THC OD, victim survived
8/10/23 – 15-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim is deceased
8/24/23 – 1-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim is deceased
8/26/23 – 17-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim survived
9/14/23 – 5-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim is deceased
9/20/23 – 15-year-old Fentanyl OD, victim is deceased
9/22/23 – 15-month-old Fentanyl OD,

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