August 11, 2017 2:21 pm

Nova Scotia RCMP say traces of suspected fentanyl found in stolen truck

RCMP say traces of fentanyl was found in a stolen vehicle.

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Windsor District RCMP say they have found what is believed to be traces of fentanyl in a stolen vehicle from Poplar Grove, N.S.

Police say they discovered trace amounts on Tuesday while searching the recovered vehicle as part of the investigation into the theft.

It’s the second time this week RCMP in the area have come in contact with fentanyl.

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“The preliminary investigation revealed traces of drugs to be fentanyl,” said Cpl. Luc Cote with Windsor District RCMP. “This is concerning given the events involving two men who recently overdosed in the area. We want to alert the public that this drug is in the area.”

RCMP say the investigation is continuing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to call police at 902-798-2207. Anonymous calls can also be made by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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