Tag Archives: fentanyl

NC town issuing warning after 5 heroin overdoses, 2 of them fatal, within 36 hours

Fox Carolina ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina have issued an alert after five people overdosed on heroin in the span of 36 hours. Two of those people died. Elizabeth City police tell news outlets that they issued the “overdose alert” after responding to the overdoses on Thursday and Friday. A news release says police used ...

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Woman dead, and six evaluated after chemical incident at Ramada London Hotel

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DEA Search Warrant finds Fentanyl, Hash Oil Manufacturing Operation

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) — One man was arrested following a narcotics bust in the South Bay Wednesday. According to authorities, the incident happened at 28 2nd Avenue in Chula Vista. The DEA says they served a search warrant at the home as part of an ongoing investigation. After searching the home, investigators discovered a fentanyl and hash oil manufacturing operation. ...

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DHS & Pentagon consider classifying Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction

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Task force seizes 55,000 fentanyl pills, other drugs from international drug ring

  CBS46     ATLANTA, GA (CBS46) Approximately 50,000 counterfeit pills containing fentanyl are now off the streets. A local task force worked with federal partners to arrest a couple they say were pressing and distributing the pills from their home. Authorities said 35-year-old Frederick Michelsen and his wife, 28-year-old Elizabeth Ashely Michelsen, are now behind bars after their role in ...

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Federal Agents; Local Task Force raid seizes over 11 pounds of Fentanyl in cutting lab operation

    WLOS13   A home in a quiet Westchester County, New York, neighborhood was hiding enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said. Federal agents found five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin Friday when they raided a fentanyl mill operating out of a home in Ardsley, ...

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Mexican Army Seizes 2 Tons of Meth, 17,000 Fentanyl pills near U.S.

BreitbartNews.com   Elements of the Mexican Army seized more than 2 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and marijuana during separate security operations in the border states of Sonora and Baja California late last week. The busts yielded one arrest. The first incident occurred in the II Military Region near Ensenada. Troops spotted a truck on a dirt road in an ...

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Sunnyvale officer hospitalized after possible fentanyl exposure

The Mercury News    SUNNYVALE — A Sunnyvale police officer was in stable condition after he was overcome by possible fentanyl exposure while handling a suspect’s drug package Wednesday night, authorities said. The accidental drug release prompted an overnight evacuation of Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety headquarters. Six other officers were taken to the hospital for a precautionary medical evaluation and ...

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Law Enforcement Officials seize estimated $1.7 million in heroin, fentanyl in Kensington drug bust

Fox 29   PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) – Philadelphia Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday the results of a successful operation to thwart a large drug trafficking operation in Kensington. The joint operation dubbed the “Kensington Initiative,” saw 160 officers and agents participate in the execution of search warrants at 13 residences and 15 vehicles. The narcotics seized by authorities totaled approximately $1.7 million ...

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Meet the K9 behind the largest fentanyl seizure in U.S history

Insider.com   Yesterday the largest Fentanyl seizure reported at a U.S port of entry in history. Meet the K9 behind the seizure, and the story of exactly how it was done. US Customs and Border Protection agents made a record-breaking seizure of fentanyl and methamphetamine at the Nogales Port of Entry in Arizona on Saturday. A drug-sniffing dog led agents to ...

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