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Opioid info meeting Wednesday in Ingersoll

 Ingersoll Times staff

Oxford County OPP and the Ingersoll Police Service Board is hosting a public Fentanyl information session next week.

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the public is invited to the Masonic Hall at 190 Thames St., South from 7 to 9 p.m. where Detective Constable Chris Auger of the OPP Drug Enforcement Unit will give an update on what prescription drugs including fentanyl and opioids that are currently being sold on the street to and by the public, their effects, the current trends, from both a public and law enforcement perspective, on this new era of substances.

"Fentanyl has become a common word we hear on the news and in our everyday lives. I hope the citizens of the Oxford County are able to come out and learn about this life threatening drug that can affect all of us," said Inspector Tony Hymers, Detachment Commander Oxford County OPP.