Police Respond to 11 Drug Overdose Calls Since Thanksgiving

There were six drug overdose reports this past weekend, and at least 11 since Thanksgiving, according to Haverhill police.

The report did not indicate whether the life-saving antidote Narcan was used in those cases to revive  overdose victims. Narcan, known generically as naloxone, has been found successful in saving lives of drug overdose victims. acute opioid overdose. Haverhill Fire Fighters will also be trained and equipped next to administer the drug, Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini said last week.

Police are reminding citizens anonymous tips on illegal drug activity may be left by either a tip line,  (978) 374-2411, the “Haverhill Police-official” Facebook page under the “more” drop down or their MYPD app that is free for both Android and iPhone.