Suspect charged with providing heroin that led to two overdoses


COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Franklin County Sheriff Deputies arrested Anthony Reitan and charged him with supplying heroin to two people who eventually overdosed on the drug.

According to Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott, Reitan, 26, of Reynoldsburg, sold the heroin to two people January 25, which caused them to overdose. Emergency crews responded to the scene and rendered lifesaving aid to the people.

Reitan was arrested Friday morning.

Scott said, “We are taking a community based approach to combat the heroin epidemic. Anyone with information regarding the listed overdose events or information on any other overdoses, especially in Reynoldsburg or southeastern portion of Franklin County, is encouraged to call the Franklin County HOPE Task Force at 614-525-3318.”

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