Police warn parents about meth pills that look like Halloween candy

DUBLIN, Ga. (WEYI) — Police in Dublin, Georgia are warning parents about Methamphetamine pills circulating that resemble candy.

Police say the pills are ‘stamped and resembled to look like specific candies.’ They encourage anyone who finds suspicious candy to report it to authorities.

Police are warning parents to carefully look over their children’s candy this Halloween season. Some medical centers and police departments offer to x-ray candy on halloween, checking for any foreign objects.

There have been numerous reports in the past of Halloween candy being tainted with drugs or containing dangerous objects such as needles or razor blades. Upon investigation, many of these stories have turned out to be hoaxes, but authorities encourage parents to exercise caution when enjoying Halloween treats.

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