Salem drug bust: Police find thousands of fake oxycodone pills

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Salem police said on Sept. 26, 2021 that officers found thousands of fraudulent oxycodone pills and methamphetamine during a drug bust. Photo courtesy Salem Police Department

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police in Salem made a drug bust, getting tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of potentially deadly pills off the street. 

On Sunday, police said they found several thousand fraudulent oxycodone pills and a substantial amount of methamphetamine. They said pills like these have contributed to several overdose deaths in the Salem community. 

The pills carry a street value between $50,000-$75,000, police said. 

Police said the case is still under investigation. 

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