Security increasing for Providence, RI concert amid 'Molly' concerns

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

September 19, 2013, 6:10 am
SHARE THIS POST
Print Article


(NECN) - There are concerns about the dangerous party drug “Molly” in Providence, R.I. and people attending an event Friday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center will see plenty of police.
     
Officers will be searching bags looking for the drug at the "Barstool Blackout Tour Foam Party".
     
They'll also remove impaired people from the event.
     
“Molly” is a form of ecstasy.
     
It's blamed for several overdoses in the northeast.
     
Olivia Rotondo, 20, from Rhode Island died after taking molly at a New York music festival.
     
“Molly” is suspected in the death of Brittany Flanigan of New Hampshire at the House of Blues in Boston.

Tags: rhode island, overdose, drug, House of Blues, concert, molly. providence, barstool blackout
RELATED STORIES
COMMENTS
Many of 71-store supermarket chain's 25,000 employees urging shoppers to stay away until fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas is replaced
Law enforcement officials are asking for public's help if they saw a female wearing these clothes, drawstring bag Sunday evening
MIT Officer Sean Collier was allegedly murdered by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects 4 days after the attack