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Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Dept. Warns About Counterfeit Pills

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The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police Department is warning residents about counterfeit pills.

According to officers, counterfeit pills are being manufactured to look like real prescription pills.

They say the pills are often marketed and packaged as legitimate prescription medications, and they do appear to be the same pill that individuals could get from their local pharmacy.

However, the police department warns that these small, blue pills being consumed by individuals often contain lethal dosages of fentanyl.

Officers say that the pills are being sold and purchased in Isabella County, and are being sold as Percocet.

They say they believe they are laced with fentanyl, causing people to overdose.

Officers state that they have had multiple overdoses in the last week from the pills, and it should be assumed that any pills that are not purchased from a pharmacy are laced with fentanyl.