Last week a local supply of fentanyl tested positive for the presence of xylazine (also known as “tranq”). This is the first positive test for xylazine in Western Nevada County.
Last week we learned of three overdoses of high school students in Western Nevada County as a result of counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. The Nevada County District Attorney’s Office confirmed this information in a Facebook post earlier today. Thankfully, people nearby had Narcan and none of the overdoses were fatal. Still, it is a…