Yarmouth Police: Drug Overdose Numbers Comparable To Last Year

KA_Yarmouth_Police station sign_11915YARMOUTH – The Yarmouth police department says the number of drug overdoses in town this year is so far comparable to last year.

Police have responded to 75 drug overdoses in the first nine months of 2016, compared to 79 at this point last year.

9 people have died from drug overdoses. 8 people had died by this time last year.

“Like communities fighting this epidemic nationwide, we must all work together to make a difference,” said Deputy Police Chief Steven Xiarhos.

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