NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release:
On July 22, 2017, the Norwalk Police Department responded to three drug overdoses between 8:00 and 9:00 am. The first occurred on Quaker Road, the second on Suncrest Road and the third on Perry Avenue. Two people have died as a result and the third remains hospitalized. Norwalk Detectives and the Crime Scene Unit are actively investigating these cases. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is assisting with the death investigations. Based on the preliminary investigation, it appears that crack cocaine laced with an opiate may have led to these overdoses. Detectives will be awaiting lab analysis of evidence seized at the scenes to determine the content of the drug(s) involved. Anyone with any information should contact detectives at 203-854-3111.
On July 22, 2017, at 1:38 pm Norwalk Police responded to the Garden Park Motel at 351 Westport Avenue for a drug overdose. Officers located a male suffering from a drug overdose. The male was transported to the Norwalk Hospital where he remains hospitalized. Norwalk Detectives are investigating and preliminarily it appears this overdose may have been the result of crack cocaine laced with an opiate. Detectives will await the results of a lab analysis of evidence seized from the scene. This is the fourth overdose reported in Norwalk today and the eight during the month of July. Anyone with any information should contact detectives at 203-854-3111. Anonymous tips can be left at any of the below contacts.
Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111
Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com
Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing “NPD” into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637)
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