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    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A drug bust by federal agents and San Francisco police netted 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms) of the deadly narcotic fentanyl and charges against 18 people suspected of supplying drug dealing operations in the city’s troubled Tenderloin neighborhood, authorities announced this week. Federal prosecutors charged eight people with conspiracy, each in connection with one of two drug...
                        U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from the Tucson Sector Wednesday announced that it had seized a massive quantity of the extremely lethal drug fentanyl. “U.S. Border Patrol agents working the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona, seized over 50 pounds of suspected fentanyl and arrested the...
    A mother who lost her daughter to a fentanyl overdose, Patricia Saldivar, encouraged other parents to talk with their children about the dangers of fentanyl and laced prescription pills as cities across the country continue to grapple with the ongoing drug crisis. Saldivar appeared on "America's Newsroom" Monday urging those watching to educate themselves.  "I want to put a stop...
    More than three kilos of highly-toxic fentanyl was seized during a multi-agency raid on an alleged "pill mill" in South Jersey, authorities said. The Camden County Prosecutor's Narcotics Task Force, with the help of multiple other agencies, successfully broke up the pill mill in Camden, following a six-month investigation, they said. The alleged pill mill spanned two City of Camden...
    MCALLEN, Texas — More teenagers in one Arizona border county are dying from overdosing on fentanyl than from car crashes, suicide, or the coronavirus, according to the governor. The surge in fentanyl-caused deaths in people under age 20 in Pima County, Arizona, is an indicator of how widely available fentanyl has become in the county, which includes the city of...
    U.S. authorities criticized social media for an uptick in drug trafficking following a massive seizure of over a million fentanyl-laced pills and hundreds of drug dealer arrests. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced Monday that it, alongside various law enforcement partners, seized over 1.8 million fake pills laced with fentanyl and arrested over 800 alleged drug dealers over the course...
    (CNN)The Drug Enforcement Administration said Thursday it made 810 arrests and seized more than 1.8 million fake pills during a two-month sweep to stem the flow of counterfeit medications containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl. The lethal tablets are fueling a surge in US drug-overdose deaths in recent years, and largely are trafficked from Mexico, where drug cartels produce the tablets...
    Two parents who lost children to fentanyl poisoning appeared on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday to react to the DEA issuing a public safety alert after law enforcement officials announced they have seized more than 9.5 million counterfeit pills this year. "According to the California drug task force, between 8-10% of these drugs are being seized at the southern border. They...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Fake prescription pills, often laced with fentanyl, have led to an alarming increase in overdose deaths across the country, prompting the DEA to issue a warning against buying such products online or from social media. (credit: DEA) In Southern California alone, the DEA says fentanyl has driven up drug-related deaths in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside...
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — A alarmingly large load of drugs generally used as a tranquilizing agent for elephants and other large animals was seized from a home in Perris, and a couple now faces multiple drug charges in the case. (credit: Riverside Police Department) Andres Jesus Morales, 30, and Alyssa Christine Ponce, 27, are both being held without bail Monday after...
    Guns and several packets of heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine were seized in the arrest of a man who county detectives say was trafficking drugs in Reading, authorities said. Khalil Bell, 42, in July was accused of selling drugs to customers on Spring Garden and Muhlenberg Streets, according to the Berks County Detectives Office. He was arrested by detectives Thursday at his home...
    Police in Fairfield County seized a large stash of fentanyl during an investigation into an area trafficking operation. Norwalk Police arrested a Westchester County man during the execution of a search warrant around 2:30 p.m.,  Thursday, Aug. 26. The investigation was a long-term, joint operation between Norwalk Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Danbury Police Department Narcotics Unit.  The...
    California officials seized 2.8 tons of methamphetamine and fentanyl powder last week, which is estimated to be worth more than $12.9 million, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday. Officials said it is "believed to be one of the largest methamphetamine seizures in the nation's history." "This amount of fentanyl and methamphetamine is enough to ruin countless lives and fund...
    Several packets of cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl were seized in the arrest of a Reading man for his alleged role in "drug activity," authorities said. Juan Alberto Alicea-Burgos, 44, in July was identified by the Berks County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force as a known drug dealer to Reading residents, officials said. He was arrested by Berks County Detectives on August...
    SAN DIEGO (KGO) -- The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is sharing body camera video that shows the dramatic moments after a deputy is exposed to Fentanyl during an arrest last month.Fortunately - another officer was there with him."I was like 'hey dude too close... You can't get that close to it,'" Corporal Scott Crane said to him. "A couple...
    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on Wednesday in a large-scale drugs and firearms bust. Investigators plan to hold a news conference next week about the arrests, which yielded more than 40,000 Fentanyl pills and 20 pounds of cocaine. (credit: Adams County Sheriff’s Office) (credit: Adams County Sheriff’s Office) The sheriff’s office released...
    The amount of fentanyl seized at the border by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) increased again in June as part of a continued surge in seizures of the deadly drug, which are now 78% higher in fiscal year (FY) 2021 so far compared to all of last fiscal year. CBP seized 1,060 pounds of the deadly drug in June. That...
    Nearly five pounds of heroin and fentanyl were seized from a North Jersey man following a six-week investigation, authorities said. Juan Gomez, 37, of Elizabeth, had one kilogram of heroin/fentanyl in his backpack when detectives executing warrants stopped him in his vehicle in Jersey City around 10 p.m. July 14, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. A subsequent search of...
    U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), one of the pro-insurrection Republican members of Congress, is being mocked after expressing outrage that the Biden administration seized a huge amount of an incredibly deadly opioid, fentanyl. Biggs, the chairman of an extremist group of House Republicans known as the Freedom Caucus, tweeted: "Under Joe Biden, enough fentanyl to kill 238 million Americans was...
                        According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdoses are on the rise in Florida. Specifically, the death toll rose by about 37 percent from 2019 to 2020 in Florida. One of the most notable trends was the amount of synthetic...
    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) took to Twitter on Monday to lob an attack at President Joe Biden about drugs seized along the U.S.-Mexico border. What must have sounded like a sharp attack in his mind got a far different reception online, as hundreds of Twitter users did their best to school him. “Under Joe Biden,...
    The Arizona congressman wants to know why people aren't upset that border agents stopped massive amounts of fentanyl from entering the United States. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) on Monday questioned why the Biden administration seizing large amounts of the potent drug fentanyl at the border hadn't created more "outrage" in...
    Federal agents seized a record amount of fentanyl in June, according to statistics released by Customs and Border Protection (CBP). CBP agents seized 1,060 pounds of fentanyl in June, the most since December 2020, statistics released by CBP on Friday show. The 1,060 pounds seized in June 2021 were more than the amount of fentanyl seized in the last three...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Authorities say three men face charges in a large-scale narcotics operation based out of the Bronx. Authorities say they seized nearly 40 pounds of heroin and fentanyl as part of the bust. The drugs were stamped with a variety of brand names, including “COVID-19,” “Drop Dead,” “Straight Up,” “Waze,” “Thunder Cats” and many more. READ MORE:...
    SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) – Police in San Bruno seized what they described as a “large amount” of fentanyl and arrested a woman from far Northern California in connection with the case. The woman was found in the area of El Camino Real and Kains Avenue around 9:35 p.m. According to officers, the woman had several outstanding warrants and was...
    LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers seized hard narcotics in four separate, unrelated incidents that totaled more than $1,400,000 in street value. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) “In an effort to secure our Nation’s borders, as these narcotics seizures clearly illustrate, CBP has implemented enforcement strategies that have furthered the disruption of...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized over $1 million in drugs at the Laredo Port of Entry in Texas over a two-day period at the end of June. Officers captured $1.4 million in alleged cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl in four drug busts Monday and Tuesday, according to a Friday press release. “In an effort to secure our Nation’s borders,...
    Federal authorities have seized significantly more fentanyl along the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona and California since October than they did in the entire 2020 fiscal year. Since October, authorities have seized 7.000 pounds of the drug, compared to just 4,500 pounds in the entire last fiscal year, according to data from Customs and Boarder Protection. The reasoning, according to authorities,...
                      by Elizabeth Troutman  Federal authorities have seized significantly more fentanyl along the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona and California since October than they did in the entire 2020 fiscal year. Since October, authorities have seized 7.000 pounds of the drug, compared to just 4,500 pounds in the entire last fiscal year,...
    The Orlando Police Department announced the arrests of 53 fentanyl dealers. The department revealed the news of the arrests, which came after a nine-month investigation dubbed “Operation Good Call” and conducted by the Special Enforcement Division’s Overdose Unit, on Friday. “They respond to any overdose that takes place here in the city of Orlando. These cases before were merely some...
    Apprehensions of fentanyl at the border in May were nearly 300% higher than last year, another indicator of the continued crisis at the southern border. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) statistics show that 951 pounds of the deadly drug – which can be fatal in tiny amounts – were seized at the southern border in May. That is the highest...
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials seized 934 pounds of fentanyl at the southern border in May, a 300 percent increase over last May, according to CBP data. The agency’s most recent statistics also reveal that in the eight months of fiscal year 2021, officials have seized 7,039 pounds of fentanyl, more than the entirety of fiscal year 2020,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The San Francisco Police Department says it seized 16 pounds of fentanyl in a recent bust, which may not sound like a lot -- until you think about how potent the drug is."The amount of fentanyl seized in this single operation is enough lethal overdoses to wipe out San Francisco's population four times over," said SFPD...
    LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — More than $1.2 million in fentanyl and cocaine was seized at the southern border in two separate incidences within a 72 hour period. Packages containing more than 101 pounds of cocaineand nearly 10 pounds of fentanyl seized by CBPofficers at World Trade Bridge. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) “CBP has numerous layers of enforcement and our...
    OAKLAND — In what federal prosecutors are calling the biggest fentanyl bust in Bay Area history, more than 40 pounds of the deadly drug were seized from two suspected distribution houses in Oakland and San Leandro, authorities said. The bust was the result of a wiretap investigation by the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and local authorities. It also appears...
                      by Kaylee Greenlee  Border officials seized nearly 2,400 more pounds of fentanyl from January to April 2021 than during the same period in 2020, according to Customs and Border Protection. Officials seized nearly 3,290 pounds of fentanyl in the first four months of 2021 compared to around 920 pounds in...
    (CNN)In the last 7 months, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have seized more fentanyl than the total for the year before, according to data from the agency. The agency released updated statistics last week of the amount of drugs confiscated by CBP authorities through April. So far this fiscal year, which runs October to September, CBP said it...
    Border officials seized nearly 2,400 more pounds of fentanyl from January to April 2021 than during the same period in 2020, according to Customs and Border Protection. Officials seized nearly 3,290 pounds of fentanyl in the first four months of 2021 compared to around 920 pounds in the same timeframe of 2020, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Border...
    Customs and Border Protection seized more fentanyl in the first half of 2021 than it had in any of the three years prior, the agency's data showed. From October 2020 to April 2021, CBP uncovered 6,494 lbs of fentanyl, one of the world's deadliest drugs, as it defended the border, according to CBP data. The fentanyl that was seized represents...
    Jack Davis, The Western Journal May 16, 2021 0 Comments Deadly illegal drugs are flowing across the southern border in unprecedented quantities, according to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The Republican governor appeared Friday on the Fox News morning program “Fox & Friends” and told host Steve Doocy that while the federal government dithers, Texas is acting to secure the...
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Friday that authorities at the border in Texas have apprehended enough fentanyl to kill every single person in the state of New York, slamming the Biden administration for appearing clueless about the severity of the crisis.  BORDER CRISIS: 233% INCREASE IN FENTANYL SEIZURES AT SOUTHERN BORDER GREG ABBOTT: I don’t know if Secretary Mayorkas and...
    Nearly 100 fake pills laced with Fentanyl, a half ounce of cocaine, .32 caliber handgun and thousands in cash were seized during a drug bust in Morris County earlier this week, resulting in a laundry list of charges for a Victory Gardens couple, authorities said. Timothy Lyons-Garcia, 24, is facing nearly two-dozen second-, third- and fourth-degree drug possession and distribution...
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    Tens of thousands of fentanyl pills were seized last week as part of a multi-million-dollar drug bust in Westchester County, New York, authorities said Monday. Carlos Vasquez, 28, was arrested in Hamilton, NJ, following the takedown in Mount Vernon on Wednesday and charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said. The...
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    Several million dollars worth of fentanyl and other drugs are off the streets following a massive Drug Enforcement Agency bust in the Hudson Valley. A joint investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) New York Drug Enforcement Task Force (NYDETF), New Jersey State Police, and the Westchester District Attorney’s Office led to the seizure of millions of dollars worth...
    New data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that the total weight of fentanyl seized at the southwestern border in the first quarter has seen a 233% increase from this same time last year. CBP published the updated drug seizure data from March 2021 to its website on Wednesday, which illustrated that 639 pounds of fentanyl — a...
    Authorities seized 36 pounds of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine and marijuana in a recent South Jersey drug-dealing bust. Four people were arrested after authorities seized more than $350,000 in cocaine, fentanyl, heroin and marijuana as well as nearly $51,000 cash, a stolen handgun and three vehicles, state police said.  The arrests in Camden and Gloucester Township came after a 17-month investigation...
    SAN MATEO (CBS SF) – Two people were arrested and a search yielded drugs, cash and a replica firearm following a traffic in San Mateo over the weekend, police said. Officers said they pulled over a Mercedes Benz with two people inside near Fashion Island Boulevard and Mariner’s Island Boulevard around 5:50 p.m. Saturday for a traffic violation. The driver...
    A Fairfield County was man busted with an alleged stash of heroin laced with fentanyl, and a cache of guns following an investigation by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Joseph Gumbs, age 30, of Bridgeport, was busted on Monday, March 1, following an investigation by Bridgeport officers assigned to the task force, ATF, and the Middletown Police, said Sgt....
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