Fatal overdoses still increasing in east county despite ongoing efforts

Contributed photo/Ventura County Sheriff’s Office
Detectives seized a quarter of a million dollars during a recent drug bust.

Contributed photo/Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Detectives seized a quarter of a million dollars during a recent drug bust.

Authorities and community leaders in eastern Ventura County continue to combat a growing problem of opiate abuse two years after Simi Valley residents created a grass-roots movement to address the issue.

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