The OPP is saying prescription drug abuse has a serious impact on community safety. The Temiskaming OPP has responded to incidents involving stolen Fentanyl patches and other prescription medication. These drugs may be stolen from houses or businesses such as pharmacies. Police are reminding pharmacy operators to ensure supplies and prescription pads are secured at all times.

The OPP would like to remind the public that it’s illegal to either buy or sell prescription medication.

(Written by: Rudy Kadlec)