A press release issued by associate Ulster County district attorney Michael Kavanagh today warns that heroin containing fentanyl is causing an unprecedented number of overdoses in the northern part of Ulster County, especially in Saugerties, as well as multiple overdoses in Greene County. The release says there two different packages responsible. The first package is a red colored stamp depicting a basketball player and the name “LEBRON” underneath the picture. The second is a blue colored stamp depicting two handguns and the words “YOUNG GUNS.”
Anyone with information regarding the presence of heroin in your community can call 340-3599. Calls will be kept confidential.
Note: The original version of this post included a statistic provided by the DA’s office stating that 12 overdoses occurred in the town of Hunter. That has been disputed by several officials, as reported Nov. 5 in the Daily Freeman.