Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

HPD continues to make headway in Hohenwald's war on drugs

 

April 14, 2022

Drugs and other items seized during the execution of the search warrant

Hohenwald Police Department officers were able to seize over approximately 25 grams of methamphetamine and several pressed pills containing Fentanyl last week.

HPD Officers performed a routine traffic stop last Tuesday afternoon which resulted in the confiscation of pressed pills.

"Pressed pills are a major problem in our community," said Hohenwald Police Chief Kip Kelsey. "Pressed pills contain Fentanyl."

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid pain reliever that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The pressed pills...



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