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Three ODs in 24 hours prompt heroin warning from Portsmouth police


PORTSMOUTH — Rescue workers have responded to three heroin overdoses in a 24-hour period, prompting a warning from Portsmouth police.

“At this time, it is unknown if the drugs involved are atypically potent or tainted,” police said in a release issued Wednesday. “At this point, we also don’t know if the three overdoses are connected.”

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Police said the three overdoses took place over the preceding 24 hours.

Police said anyone using heroin from a local source should exercise extreme caution. Anyone with information about the incidents should contact Portsmouth police detectives at 610-7473.
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