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Nine overdoses in Dutchess County in the last week

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DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Poughkeepsie Police are looking into an unusually high number of heroin overdoses.

Police say there have been nine overdoses in Dutchess County over the past week, some of which happened in Poughkeepsie.

Four of the overdoses are related to heroin sold in a packet with a "Rated R" stamp.

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