BPD Public Safety Advisory: Boston Police Warn of Fentanyl Pills Being Illegally Sold on the Street as Oxycodone

The Boston Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into the sale of pills which are being sold illegally on the street as the prescription drug Oxycodone but have been found to be made of Fentanyl.  This dangerous drug is being sold to buyers who presume the pills, which are accurately formed and marked with the designation A/215, are Oxycodone 30 mg tablets.  Anyone who ingests these Fentanyl pills may put themselves in serious danger of overdosing which can result in death.


The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.   Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Boston Police Drug Control Unit at (617) 343-5625.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.