Despite a call to cancel it, the massive electronic dance festival “Moonrise” is happening at Pimlico. The concern follows two overdose deaths at a similar festival last week at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
WJZ has obtained the dispatch recordings as a music festival in Howard County turned dangerous. First responders handled dozens of calls, many for possible drug overdoses.
Dozens of people are rushed to the hospital after taking the popular party drug known as “Molly.” It happened at a concert in Boston, but experts say the drug is rampant in Maryland.
Federal authorities bust an international drug ring with ties to Maryland. They are especially concerned about one drug called “molly,” a very popular drug in clubs.