Fentanyl-laced drugs could be circulating in 2 northern Manitoba First Nations: RCMP – Winnipeg

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RCMP in northern Manitoba are cautioning two First Nations there may be fentanyl-laced drugs circulating in their area.

Mounties say the illicit pills with a greenish tinge resembling oxycodone tablets, locally known as “green beans,” could be making their rounds in Oxford House and Shamattawa.

Police say they believe the potent drug is behind one death and several overdoses spanning the last three days.

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They’re asking people living in these communities to safely dispose of them right away.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477 or the Oxford House RCMP at (204) 538-2211 and Shamattawa RCMP at (204) 565-2350.

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