Tag Archives: narcotics

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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Kratom-Related Calls to Poison Control Centers on the Rise

Partnership For Drug Free Kids      Poison control centers report a growing number of calls related to the herbal supplement kratom, according to the Washington post There were more than 1,800 calls related to kratom exposures from January 2011 through December 2017, researchers report in the journal Clinical Toxicology. Sixty-five percent of the calls were made in 2016 and 2017. ...

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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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School bus driver administered narcan after crashing in New Jersey

ABC7       NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) — The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest. Police said 57-year-old Lisa Byrd was charged with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, driving while ...

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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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Clandestine Lab Raid Results In MDMA, Marijuana Seizure After Package Intercepted

Patch.Com   Federal Agents report after intercepting a package from China destined to an address in the US, that contained an “unknown white powder” type substance later determined to be ecstasy.   MASTIC, NY — A Queens man has been taken into custody after a raid revealed he was allegedly operating a drug lab in Mastic, according to a complaint ...

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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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50 residents evacuated in Texas during narcotics investigation

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KWTX KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The Killeen Police Department evacuated nearly 50 residents during a hazmat and narcotics investigation near Peebles Elementary School Saturday. According to investigators, the source of the odor was old fuel coming from a ruptured fuel tank. “Once they arrived they did detect a strong odor coming from a residence in that vicinity,” said spokeswoman Ofelia Miramontez. ...

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