Fentanyl ODs rise to 18 in Yellowstone Co.; at least 47 total in Montana

Fentanyl is suspected of killing 18 people in Yellowstone County so far this year, and the Billings Police Department is putting the city on alert....

August 30, 2022
3:04 AM

Fentanyl is suspected of killing 18 people in Yellowstone County so far this year, and the Billings Police Department is putting the city on alert.Along with the fentanyl deaths, at least 159 other people are suspected to have overdosed on the synthetic opioid, according to a statement released by the department Tuesday.The announcement came as local and statewide officials are coordinating solutions to halt the flow of fentanyl from the southern border and Montana's neighboring states. Courtesy of the Billings Police Department 'We are witnessing a spike in what is believed to be fentanyl-related overdoses within Yellowstone County and the Billings area,' BPD Lt.

Paul Hamby