Local police make viral post about meth contaminated with Zika Virus

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GRATIS, Ohio (WDTN) –  A Facebook post from a local police department is getting a lot of attention. 

The Gratis Police Department posted a status saying they would like to check for meth that was recently purchased in certain counties to make sure it’s not contaminated with Zika Virus.

The police department is not surprised by the reaction to the post and say it was a joke.

Meth can’t be contaminated with the Zika Virus, police say.

The police department says this post was a way for people to contact police about the drug problem in Ohio and in the Miami Valley.

This post has been shared more than 4,500 times.

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