Dozens of syringes found on Island Beach State Park shoreline

The Department of Environmental Protection says 37 syringes

The Department of Environmental Protection says 37 syringes were found along a 10-mile stretch of Island Beach State Park Friday. (July 30, 2013 7:18 PM)

The Department of Environmental Protection says 37 syringes were found along a 10-mile stretch of Island Beach State Park Friday.

Officials say debris and plastic garbage also washed up at the Ocean County park.

The discovery of medical waste prompted a full canvas of the shoreline Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

No additional syringes were found, and the beaches were never closed.

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