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Flagstaff Is Seeing A Spike In Opioid-Related Deaths

Flagstaff has seen a spike in opioid-related deaths recently involving M30 pills, which are fentanyl or carfentanyl laced drugs. Flagstaff Police say there were two deaths on Saturday, all connected to M30 pills. The first call was to East Cottage Avenue regarding an unresponsive person. Emergency personnel arrived and rendered aid, but the person was pronounced dead. Investigators found small baggies with blue-colored “M30” pills at the scene. Officers responded to another call, this time on East Maple Avenue. The person was also pronounced dead at the scene with bags with “M30” pills found. Officers then responded to another call to North Grandview Drive. The person was revived and taken to Flagstaff Medical Center for additional care. Investigators say this person ingested the pills before losing consciousness. Police ask if you have information about drug-related activity, that poses a threat to the community or public safety, to call Flagstaff Police at (928) 774-1414 or Silent Witness at (928) 774-6111.