Overdose, Theft, Crime Reported At Area Shelters During Irma

Several issues have come to light at a few area shelters following the recovery efforts from Hurricane Irma.

According to reports, officials from Palm Beach County are dealing with reports of theft from Palm Beach Gardens High School -- one of the facilities that served as shelters for the community. 

PBGHS housed more than 1,700 throughout the storm. And while more of them were parents and children, there were others with reportedly mischievous intentions.

Many evacuees who stayed in shelters claimed people were stealing, fighting and even overdosing, according to reports. 

At Park Vista High School, two people overdosed on Sunday during the storm, according to the Sun Sentinel

The unidentified individuals had to be transported to area hospitals by first responders during the storm. 

This isn't the first time Palm Beach has dealt with issues in their shelters. 

During Hurricane Matthew, officials dealt with six individuals at the Delray Beach High School who overdosed on drugs.

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