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Concert at the Jersey Shore Results in 34 Drug Overdoses

 
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2014 @ 1pm

A concert in Seaside Heights, New Jersey that spanned over two days had a total of 34 recorded drug overdoses and 42 arrests.

Electric Adventure Beach Weekend is a small dance music festival that took place on Saturday and Sunday.

Police say that there were no deaths, but 23 of the arrests made were for possession of controlled substances. This is the first year the concert has been held at this venue in Seaside Heights. In previous years it has been at Six Flags Great Adventure.

Electronic dance music concerts have a reputation for drug use and overdosing.

 

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Source: PIX 11

Photo Credit: Getty Images

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