Captain Kevin Hunter, Fort Wayne Police Department, Vice and Narcotics Division shared the following drug overdose statistics for Fort Wayne/Allen County, Indiana. A scary upward trend.
January 2016—51 Overdoses January 2017—104 Overdoses
February 2016—39 Overdoses February 2017—51 Overdoses
March 2016—59 Overdoses March 2017—103 Overdoses
April 2016—51 Overdoses April 2017—113 Overdoses
May 2016—75 Overdoses May 2017—96 Overdoses
June 2016—57 Overdoses June 2017—119 Overdoses
July 2016—41 Overdoses July 2017—153 Overdoses
January to July 2016—365 Overdoses January to July 2017—740 Overdoses
2016 Total Drug Overdoses—804
Drug Overdose Deaths
2016 Total Drug Overdose Deaths—68
2017 Total Drug Overdose Deaths as of August 1st—55 Deaths, with at least 30 pending toxicology results.