Ithaca Police issue heroin warning

ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Ithaca Police have issued a warning after responding to eight calls for suspected overdoses over the last two weeks.

In one instance, a person died.

Police are looking into whether or not they died as a result of an overdose.

They are also investigating whether all of the overdoses are related or not.

“If you are addicted to heroin or if you know someone is addicted to heroin, please reach out for help. There are a multitude of addiction recovery services in the Ithaca area that can and will help you. If you have information that would aid police in investigating the sale or use of heroin please contact the Ithaca Police Department,” Police Chief John Barber said.

You can reach police a number of ways – both by telephone and social media:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333
Drug Tipline 607-330-0000
Email Tip Address: 5/Ithaca-Police-Department-Tipline-47
Instagram: ithacapolice

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