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Crime Enough Fentanyl To Cause 4M Overdoses Seized In Single OC Bust

20:45  21 october  2019
20:45  21 october  2019 Source:   losangeles.cbslocal.com

Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument

  Orville Wright bust stolen from North Carolina monument The National Park Service says a copper bust of aviation pioneer Orville Wright has been stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Park Service and local law enforcement officials are investigating the case and are asking the public for any information.

195 pounds of fentanyl were seized in 2 NYC busts ; one of the busts netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, authorities say. Authorities said the trove could have had enough doses to kill 32 million people from overdoses . Then, on Sept. 5, authorities seized another 53 pounds of fentanyl -laced

Investigators seize enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people in massive drug bust . The total economic cost of the crisis, declared a federal public health .25 million worth of fentanyl seized in Southern California. Last week's seizure yielded almost half the amount of fentanyl seized by authorities in

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — As the opioid crisis continues to grow across the nation, authorities in Orange County reported last week that they seized 18 pounds of fentanyl with a street value of $1.25 million in a single bust.

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The Oct. 16 seizure equaled nearly half the total fentanyl Orange County Sheriff’s deputies had seized in all of 2018.

It was enough fentanyl to cause about 4 million fatal overdoses, the sheriff’s department said.

Along with the fentanyl, deputies also seized 5 pounds of heroin, a half-pound of meth, a loaded handgun and $71,000 in cash.

No further details were confirmed. It’s unclear if any arrests were made.

Bust of Orville Wright found on North Carolina beach

  Bust of Orville Wright found on North Carolina beach The National Park Service says a bust of Orville Wright that was stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial on the North Carolina coast has been found. A news release from the park service Tuesday says a visitor to the beach at Kill Devil Hills called authorities in Dare County to say the bust was tucked into some dunes.The park service said initially that the monument was damaged either Saturday evening or Sunday morning. The granite base on which the bust was mounted had been toppled and damaged.An investigation continues into the theft as well as damage to the granite base.

Fentanyl overdoses have become more frequent and deadly in recent years. Knowing the signs and how to get help could save your life or someone else's. Individuals who abuse or struggle with addiction to fentanyl put themselves at high risk of overdose .

California authorities seize enough fentanyl to make 4 million lethal doses. The huge seizure amounted for half of the fentanyl snagged in Orange County this year, with investigators nabbing about .25-million worth of the deadly opioid last Wednesday, the Orange County Register reported.

The sheriff’s department says the amount of fentanyl it sees has exploded in recent years. In all of 2016, the department seized less than a pound of fentanyl. In 2017, that jumped to 22 pounds. In 2018, it seized 44 pounds. So far in 2019, it has seized more than 100 pounds.

“The threat this extremely potent drug poses to our community is increasing exponentially, not subsiding,” O.C. Sheriff Don Barnes said in an Oct. 17 statement.

All this comes after a toxicology report determined that 27-year-old Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died in Texas back in July from an accidental overdose from a mix of alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone.

According to a report from ESPN earlier this month, an Angels PR employee is under investigation for possibly having procured drugs for Skaggs over a period of several years.

Police: Parents arrested after 1-year-old daughter tests positive for fentanyl

  Police: Parents arrested after 1-year-old daughter tests positive for fentanyl A couple is facing child endangerment and drug charges after their 1-year-old daughter tested positive for fentanyl earlier this month, authorities said. © Jerome Favre/Bloomberg A pair of handcuffs. Phoenix police officers received a call on Oct. 7 from a witness who reportedly saw a couple using drugs inside a car. Officers said "the vehicle was filled with smoke"  when they approached Denisse and Pablo Solorzano, who were within with their 1-year-old daughter, according to AZFamily.com.

An officer claimed he overdosed just by touching fentanyl . Did Green really experience a life-threatening overdose by briefly touching a small amount of fentanyl ? Skin cannot absorb even the strongest formulations of opioids efficiently or fast enough to exert such an effect.

The drug seizure became the largest drug bust in New York City history. DEA agents joined with the New York Police Department to seize nearly 270 Fentanyl can produce deadly consequences in doses of just two to three milligrams, PIX 11 reported. Officials said the quantities seized could have

In September 2017, rapper Mac Miller died at his Studio City home from an accidental overdose caused by a mix of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol.

Earlier this month, three men were federally indicted for supplying Miller with the drugs that killed him. One of those men is accused of giving Miller fentanyl-laced oxycodone pills just two days before his death.

Massive fentanyl seizure 'enough to kill everyone' in Ohio, officials say .
Over 40 pounds of fentanyl was seized in an Ohio drug bust that officials are saying amounts to "chemical warfare." Authorities in Montgomery County announced the drug trafficking bust that took place in Dayton during the week of Oct. 21.

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