With four fatal heroin overdoses this weekend, Harford County has reached the tragic milestone of 100 opioid-related deaths since the sheriff's office started keeping track at the start of 2015.
And Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said the worst is yet to come.
The deaths this weekend – three Saturday and one Sunday – bring the total of opioid-related deaths this year to 20. With 56 in 2016 and 27 in 2015, that's 103 heroin deaths, according to statistics from the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
Gahler doesn't want to look at it as just a number.
"Although we keep a count of our overdoses and fatal overdoses we don't look at any of these numbers as simple...