First Look Into LA County Sheriff’s New Task Force Going After Fentanyl Dealers – NBC Los Angeles

First Look Into LA County Sheriff’s New Task Force Going After Fentanyl Dealers – NBC Los Angeles

Across Los Angeles County, at least one person a day is dying from ingesting fentanyl. It is a powerful drug intended for those with severe pain, like cancer. However, a synthetic form of the drug, made illegally, is showing up on streets across the country, including here in Southern California. Federal investigators say it is found … Read more

CVS, Walgreens announce $10B opioid settlement – CBS News

CVS, Walgreens announce B opioid settlement – CBS News

CVS, Walgreens announce $10B opioid settlement  CBS News Walgreens, CVS, Walmart in $12B opioid settlement • VillageMD may grow by buying rival • Silver Cross, UChicago neuroscience deal  Crain’s Chicago Business CVS, Walmart, Walgreens agree to pay $13.8 billion to settle U.S. opioid claims  Reuters CVS and Walgreens Near $10 Billion Deal to Settle Opioid Cases  The New York … Read more

Trump Sticks with Kanye, Herschel Walker's Lies Add Up & Fox News' Fake Fentanyl Crisis – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Trump Sticks with Kanye, Herschel Walker's Lies Add Up & Fox News' Fake Fentanyl Crisis – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Trump Sticks with Kanye, Herschel Walker’s Lies Add Up & Fox News’ Fake Fentanyl Crisis  Jimmy Kimmel Live

Australian Crime Intelligence Commission releases latest findings from wastewater drug monitoring program

Australian Crime Intelligence Commission releases latest findings from wastewater drug monitoring program

Methylamphetamine consumption has risen across the country while other substances has dropped, a national wastewater analysis has found. Key points: National wastewater analysis shows meth consumption has returned to longer term average levels Use of other drugs has decreased Meth remains the most consumed illicit drug in the country The Australian Crime Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) National Wastewater … Read more

Suspected fentanyl pills hidden in candy boxes seized at Los Angeles airport

Suspected fentanyl pills hidden in candy boxes seized at Los Angeles airport

Agents on Wednesday said they seized 12,000 fentanyl pills hidden inside candy boxes in a major drug bust at Los Angeles International Airport. A suspect attempted to move through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint with the drugs, which were packed inside Skittles and Whoppers boxes, according to a release from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Narcotics … Read more

LA County Sheriff’s Narcotics Agents Seize Fentanyl Pills Hidden in Candy Packaging – NBC Los Angeles

LA County Sheriff’s Narcotics Agents Seize Fentanyl Pills Hidden in Candy Packaging – NBC Los Angeles

LA County Sheriff’s Narcotics Bureau Detectives and Drug Enforcement Agency agents seized approximately 12,000 suspected fentanyl pills at the Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday hidden in candy packaging. LA County Sheriff’s Department The candy packaging appeared to be untampered with but once agents opened the packaging they found about 12,000 fentanyl pills. Around 7:30 a.m. … Read more

Rainbow Fentanyl Among 300,000 Pills Found in Truck Tire – NBC Los Angeles

Rainbow Fentanyl Among 300,000 Pills Found in Truck Tire – NBC Los Angeles

The Pasadena Police Department seized more than 300,000 fentanyl pills in September, and among them so-called “rainbow fentanyl.” It is the first time they have found large quantities of multi-colored pills that look like candy, according to investigators with the Pasadena Police Major Narcotics and Special Investigation Unit.  Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 … Read more

300,000 Pills, 20 Pounds of Powdered Drug Found in Bronx Apartment – NBC New York

300,000 Pills, 20 Pounds of Powdered Drug Found in Bronx Apartment – NBC New York

For the second week in a row, officials announced the largest “rainbow fentanyl” bust in New York history — a sign, they warn, that the drug’s prevalence is growing in the state and that traffickers are stepping up their efforts to market the dangerous substance to the public. Two men, Erickson Lorenzo and Jefry Rodriguez-Pichardo, … Read more

Long Island ‘Cocaine Pipeline’ Busted, Ran From Dominican to NY – NBC New York

Long Island ‘Cocaine Pipeline’ Busted, Ran From Dominican to NY – NBC New York

A so-called “cocaine pipeline” that runs from the Dominican Republic to Long Island was busted after Suffolk County police arrested four people accused of selling the cocaine and fentanyl at bars in a Hamptons hot spot. Montauk is a magnet for vacationers in the summer, and prosecutors allege that four residents of the town took … Read more

Eyewitness Newsmakers: Experts discuss the dangers of fentanyl

Eyewitness Newsmakers: Experts discuss the dangers of fentanyl

EMBED <>More Videos <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7.com/video/embed/?pid=12282903″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> From the recent overdose deaths to the arrival of rainbow colored fentanyl in Southern California, many people are looking for ways to protect their children from this silent killer.