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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from Fentanyl, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 1,216 stories have been published about Fentanyl which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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250 pounds of drugs worth $24M seized in Bronx stash-house raid: officials

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Julio Mota Plasencia, 39, was arrested and charged with operating as a major trafficker. Officials said he tried to flee the raid but was found hiding on the bedroom window sill. The drugs seized included heroin, cocaine, fentanyl, crystal meth, and tens of thousands of fake pills.See the Story
US & Canada · California

Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in La Jolla Woman's Fentanyl-Related Death

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Joshua Alan Breslow, 54, is expected to be sentenced to 15 years in state prison next month for providing pills that led to the September 2020 death of 49-year-old Sally Manchester Ricchiuti. The victim was the daughter of developer and former San Diego Union-Tribune owner Doug Manchester.See the Story

NEWS ALERT: Drug traffickers caught with enough fentanyl to kill millions released from jail, sheriff furious

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Former DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary Jonathan Fahey joined Fox & Friends First on Tuesday to discuss the border crises. He reacted to a report out of Tulare County, California where two suspects had been arrested and booked on charges of possession, transportation and selling of illegal drugs. They had been pulled over at a traffic stop with 150,000 fentanyl pills only to be released two days later. Fahey: "It just shows&a lack of seriousness that, not only this administration but, certain prosecutors throughout this country are taking"See the Story
Fentanyl · Mankato

Proctor man sentenced in Duluth overdose death

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Solomon Byrd Jr., 30, pleaded guilty in December to a second-degree manslaughter charge. Alexandria Meshell Price was found unresponsive in a bathroom at a downtown Duluth hotel. Byrd and Kyham Lavon Dunn were initially charged in January 2020 with aiding and abetting third-degree murder.See the Story

Suspects accused of supplying fentanyl-laced cocaine in downtown Nashville

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William Terry, 55, and Brian Smith, 60, were working together, police said. Detectives said while one of the suspects was selling the drugs, the other would act as a lookout. During a search, police found more than 12 grams of a white rock substance that tested positive for cocaine and fentanyl.See the Story
Fentanyl · Honolulu

Demand for fentanyl overdose treatment skyrocketing in Hawaii

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Fentanyl is a synthetic drug often masked in other substances. Officials are seeing it being shipped to Hawaii from the West Coast and Southern Border. Fentanyl has the highest death rate compared to meth, cocaine and prescription drugs. In Hawaii, the Department of Health said there were 22 fentanyl deaths last year.See the Story
Heroin · New Zealand

Fentanyl: The drug 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin

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Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate, used as a painkiller in legitimate medical settings. Prescription fentanyl is usually applied in a patch on the skin. It can also be given as a shot, or a lozenge for severe and/or constant pain such as that caused by cancer, or experienced after a surgery. Fentanyl is also known to be used recreationally however, both intentionally and unintentionally. The substance was sold as cocaine and methamphetamine in Wairarapa over the weekend.See the Story
DEA · New York

Anne Milgram on the DEA’s fight against fentanyl

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Errol Louis sits down with Anne Milgram, the administrator of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. More than 107,000 people died last year alone from overdoses, a record-high. Fentanyl, in particular, is largely responsible for the rapid increase in overdose deaths.See the Story

DPS Drug Labs slammed, as fentanyl pours in from Mexico, laced in everything from pills to pot

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Texas Department of Public Safety crime lab scientists explain how nearly every street lab is laced with deadly fentanyl coming from Mexico and China illegally.See the Story

Norwich man charged after police find fentanyl, crack cocaine in apartment

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Officers arrested a city man after they found significant amounts of fentanyl, crack and other drugs in his Norwich apartment. Jeffrey S. Williams, 51, of Norwich, was charged with three counts of possession of narcotics with intent to sell. He was held on $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear Thursday in state Superior Court.See the Story

10 Charged with Distributing Bulk Amounts of Fentanyl

This morning federal agents arrested individuals charged as part of a national narcotics distribution operation bringing drugs into Central Ohio from California. They have been charged by criminal complaints for allegedly participating in a polydrug trafficking organization involving 76 kilograms of fentanyl. The investigation stems from the early-June arrest of Isabel Odir Castellanos, of Los Angeles.See the Story
Fentanyl · Dutch Flat

200 lethal doses of Fentanyl seized during Placer County arrest of couple

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Placer County authorities arrested a couple and found them to be in possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl. One of the two people was on searchable probation and the other person had several arrest warrants. During the search of both, deputies found methamphetamine and approximately 200 lethal doses of fentanyl.See the Story

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