Spoons, can bottoms, or even plastic bottle caps can be used to heat heroin, crushed pills, or other drugs, to help dissolve it and shoot it intravenously. Watch for these items, as well as syringe caps, in the trash.
Nail Polish Remover
Nail polish remover may be evidence of huffing. Huffing can have dangerous immediate and long term effects on health such as suffocation, blurred vision, and disorientation.
Street drugs can be packaged in the corners of sandwich bags, small stamp size bags, balloons, or even scrap paper. Synthetic or designer drugs come in a variety of packages and names, and are falsely sold as legal. K2 (synthetic marijuana) and bath salts (synthetic methamphetamines) are typically sold in metallic pouches. Many of these synthetic drugs are labeled and sold as incense, glass cleaner, potpourri, toilet bowl cleaner, plant food, and more.
Cotton Balls and cigarette filters can be used to filter liquid substances as they are drawn into a syringe. Watch for syringe caps, spoons, can bottoms, or plastic bottle caps in the trash as these may indicate intravenous use of drugs.