Two search warrants reveal more information about a synthetic opioid called “pink” in the Park City community. According to the affidavits for search warrants in Summit and Wasatch counties, on September 13th a juvenile female told police officers that two months earlier, two juvenile males asked her to help them obtain a controlled substance through the mail. The two boys told her that the contents of the package were legal, but their parents were screening their mail for drugs so they couldn’t have the package sent to them. She said in mid-August, a package from C
The film is a graphic depiction of Opioid addiction in the United States. Special agents from the DEA and FBI , along with Community Health Workers, participated in the panel discussion that followed the movie.
They indicate the abuse of pain killers and synthetic opiates in Utah and nationwide is unprecedented.
There is a community forum Monday night at 6pm at the Park City Library to help parents who are struggling with how to talk to their kids about drug use and suicide prevention. KPCW will air the forum live.
An update on the investigation into the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School Students tops this morning’s Local News Hour. Host Renai Bodley talks to Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter about the new synthetic drug “pink” and why police are concerned it could be in our community. Then Summit County Councilman Tal Adair gives an update on criminal justice reform and a new plan to move non-violent drug offenders out of the jail and into supervision. Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about the Discovery CORE project, which is a mixed affordable housing project
Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter was on The Local News Hour this morning. He gave new information about the synthetic drug "pink" and why he says it's in the community. He also has an update on the investigation into the deaths of 13-year-old Grant Seavers and 13-year-old Ryan Ainsworth.