Deputies: Illegal pills look like “Xanax bars” contain Fentanyl

Deputies: Illegal pills look like “Xanax bars” contain Fentanyl
Parents or community members can report suspicious activity or other information to law enforcement (Source: Marshall County KY Sheriff's Office)

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - An ongoing investigation into a dangerous drug has Marshall County officials asking parents to talk to their children.

According to sheriff’s office deputies illegal pills are circulating in the Marshall County area.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is conducting an ongoing investigation and has credible information about a...

Posted by Marshall County KY Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, August 27, 2019

They said the pills look like “Xanax bars” but have not been obtained at a pharmacy.

Officials said the pills are purchased illegally from overseas and contain amounts of Fentanyl which can be dangerous even in trace amounts.

Parents or community members can report suspicious activity or other information to law enforcement at 270-527-1333.

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