National Emergency: More Than 56K Deaths From Mexican Fentanyl In One Year

For those who still say there is no “National Emergency” when it comes to the U.S./Mexico border…tell that to the families of the some 56,000 Americans who died as a result of overdosing on Fentanyl (the drug many times more potent than heroin)… *Source data: InSight Crime

Mexican Drug Cartels Use Indian Reservation To Smuggle Fentanyl Into U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSET) – The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Friday that agents on the department’s opioid task force seized about 30,000 fentanyl pulls and other illegal drugs at entry points on the Tohono O’odham Nation lands in Arizona. They said the other illegal drugs were worth more than $100,000. They said the operation … Read moreMexican Drug Cartels Use Indian Reservation To Smuggle Fentanyl Into U.S.

The Chart That Explains How Deadly Fentanyl Is Reaching This Country

In Sight Crime – Fentanyl use is booming in the United States. With support from the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, InSight Crime mapped the distribution chain, and the role of Mexico’s criminal organizations in the trade in our series about fentanyl. The alarming spike in synthetic opioid overdose deaths … Read moreThe Chart That Explains How Deadly Fentanyl Is Reaching This Country

Drug Cartels: ‘Enough Fentanyl To Kill Two Million People’ Found In New York Home

WESTCHESTER, NY (The Daily Mail) – Five people have been arrested following a New York drug raid where cops seized enough fentanyl to kill two million people. DEA agents and Greenburgh police raided an alleged heroin and fentanyl mill operated out of a Westchester, New York home on Friday morning. A Drug Enforcement Administration task … Read moreDrug Cartels: ‘Enough Fentanyl To Kill Two Million People’ Found In New York Home

Illegal Aliens Busted With $120K Worth Of Meth And Heroin In Florida

COLUMBIA COUNTY, FL (News 4 JAX) – Roughly $120,000 worth of meth and heroin was seized during a traffic stop Tuesday in Columbia County, authorities said. Troopers said Edwin Ismael Martinez, 23, and Alejandro Angeles-Morales, 25, both of North Carolina, are now facing charges of possession and trafficking in methamphetamine and heroin, drug smuggling, and … Read moreIllegal Aliens Busted With $120K Worth Of Meth And Heroin In Florida

Illegal Aliens Caught Selling Fentanyl, Other Drugs In North Carolina

RALEIGH, NC (The News & Observer) – A man had fentanyl, Xanax and pot Wednesday night and had more than 0.8 pounds of Xanax last fall, according to charges by police who stopped a car and arrested him. Luis Angel Cisneros-Garcia, 20, was accused of having 16 fentanyl pills, 25 Xanax bars and 2.9 ounces … Read moreIllegal Aliens Caught Selling Fentanyl, Other Drugs In North Carolina

Mexican Drug Smuggler Teamed-Up With Uber Drivers To Deliver Fentanyl To Addicts Around NYC

New York City, NY (The New York Post) – A Mexican drug smuggler dubbed “Gordo” has been funneling fentanyl into the city for years — using posh apartments in The Bronx and Manhattan as stash houses and Uber drivers as dope runners, prosecutors charge. Francisco Quiroz-Zamora, 41, was indicted Tuesday, along with five of his … Read moreMexican Drug Smuggler Teamed-Up With Uber Drivers To Deliver Fentanyl To Addicts Around NYC