Berks County Issues Public Health Alert For Overdoses


>>Berks County Issues Public Health Alert For Overdoses

(Reading, PA) -- Berks County District Attorney John Adams is issuing a public health alert after there were roughly 70 drug overdoses over the weekend. Reading Police Chief Richard Tornielli says half of them were in his city. Police searched a garage on North Eighth Street and found 200 bags of suspected heroin and fentanyl, ten-and-a-half grams of suspected cocaine, 141 bags of cocaine for sale and drug packaging material. Thirty-eight-year-old Jayson Cuadrado and 28-year-old Dimitri Ortega have been arrested.


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