Riley County Police Department responds to 3 drug overdoses in 1 week


The Riley County Police Department reports three incidents that may have been related to the use of heroin containing fentanyl, an extremely strong synthetic opioid.

One person died while two others have been hospitalized.

The department believes that the incidents show a significant public health risk to some members of the community and is asking for the public’s assistance in responding to the risk.

If you have any information about the sale, possession, or use of these dangerous drugs, please call the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112.

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