Tag Archives: fentanyl

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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Law Enforcement Officer Self Administers Narcan; Haz-Mat Response

WSPA 7   WILLIAMSTON, SC (WSPA) – A Williamston Police officer was taken to the hospital after giving himself Narcan after falling ill taking a suspect to jail. According to Williamston Police Chief Tony Taylor, two officers had gone to a residence to serve an arrest warrant for operating a drug house. One officer was transporting the suspect when he became ill ...

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Deputy Exposed To Possible Fentanyl After Conducting Field Testing

WTXL   MARIANNA, Fla. (WTXL) – A deputy was taken to the hospital after being exposed to Fentanyl during an arrest. Wanda Mercer, of Greenwood, Florida was arrested by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office. On Tuesday, deputies responded to the Goodwill Store located at 2800 Hwy 71 in Marianna, Florida in reference to a shoplifting call.  When deputies arrived on scene, they were told ...

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”Mass Overdose” Incident results in 12 subjects transported, Leaves 1 dead, 4 in critical condition. Law enforcement investigation underway

WYFF4   Local law enforcement are reporting one person has died and four others are in critical condition following what they are calling a “mass overdose”. CHICO, Calif. — One man has died and four are in critical condition following apparent drug overdoses at a house in California, the Enterprise-Record newspaper reported. A dozen people were taken out of the Chico home ...

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Haz-Mat Response After Man Exposes Himself to Fentanyl

WKOW Hazmat and Law Enforcement respond to Fentanyl incident after male subject exposes himself to illegal substance.   TOWN OF MADISON (WKOW) — Police and fire personnel responded to an apartment in the town of Madison after a man opened a bag of fentanyl. The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team responded to the 1900 block of Sherman Avenue Monday afternoon ...

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