At least seven people have been hospitalized in Warner Robins after overdosing on what police believe was counterfeit Percocet. (Photo courtesy Warner Robins Police Department)
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Middle Georgia seeing new cluster of counterfeit Percocet

Just 2 ½ months after Middle Georgia saw a cluster of overdoses from counterfeit drugs, Warner Robins police are reporting seven more cases in just 48 hours.

Unlike in June, the most recent counterfeit Percocet did not lead to any deaths, but it did cause some people to be put on ventilators.

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Police in Warner Robins, which is just south of Macon, said the most recent fake drug looks much like the real thing except it’s thicker and glossier.

The pill that resulted in 32 overdoeses -- three of them fatal -- in June was yellow.

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