fentanyl

New Mexico News: Mexican National, Roberto Esmerardo Lopez-Gaxiola Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Arising out of Seizure of 9.25 Pounds of Heroin and 1.46 Pounds of Fentanyl at U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on I- 25 North of Las Cruces

Case Prosecuted as Part of HOPE Initiative which Seeks to Reduce the Number of Opioid-Related Deaths in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson, Special Agent in Charge Kyle W. Williamson of the DEA’s El Paso Division, and Chief Patrol Agent Aaron A. Hull of the U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector … Continue reading New Mexico News: Mexican National, Roberto Esmerardo Lopez-Gaxiola Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Arising out of Seizure of 9.25 Pounds of Heroin and 1.46 Pounds of Fentanyl at U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on I- 25 North of Las Cruces

Ohio News: Marion man, Shiloh Jackson indicted on fentanyl charges

Marion, Ohio – A Marion man was indicted in federal court for having fentanyl. Shiloh Jackson, 29, was indicted on one count of distribution of fentanyl. He had approximately 21 grams of fentanyl on March 10, according to the indictment. If convicted, the defendant’s sentence will be determined by the Court after reviewing factors unique … Continue reading Ohio News: Marion man, Shiloh Jackson indicted on fentanyl charges

Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Defendants allegedly possessed three kilos of fentanyl at time of arrest; additional kilo found during search BOSTON, Ms. – A Providence man and a Dominican national have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston on charges of fentanyl conspiracy. Dario Bier Romero, 27, of Providence, R.I., and Luis Cirino, 35, a Dominican national … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Providence Man, Dario Bier Romero and Dominican National Indicted for Trafficking Fentanyl

Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A former pharmacy technician at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing fentanyl and morphine from the pharmacy and replacing the drugs with saline solution. Marc F. Musil, 36, of Springfield, Mo., was charged with two counts of tampering with a consumer product … Continue reading Missouri News: Former Pharmacy Technician, Marc F. Musil, Indicted for Stealing Fentanyl, Morphine

Maryland News: Montgomery County Man, Leandro Acevedo Lozada Pleads Guilty To Distribution of Fentanyl-Laced Drugs

Greenbelt, Maryland – Leandro Acevedo Lozada, age 33, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to: conspiracy to distribute fentanyl; possession of acetyl fentanyl and cocaine; and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Acting Special Agent in … Continue reading Maryland News: Montgomery County Man, Leandro Acevedo Lozada Pleads Guilty To Distribution of Fentanyl-Laced Drugs

Ohio News: Canton man, Michael J. Meadows indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges

Canton, Ohio –  A Canton man was indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges. Michael J. Meadows, 48, was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. Meadows … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton man, Michael J. Meadows indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges

Florida News: Two Broward County Residents Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

Florida – The ringleader of a fentanyl, heroin and cocaine distribution center was sentenced to 24 years in prison. His co-defendant was sentenced to more than 4 years in prison, for helping to distribute the controlled substances. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Adolphus P. Wright, Special Agent in … Continue reading Florida News: Two Broward County Residents Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fentanyl, Heroin and Cocaine

Connecticut News: Hartford Man, FELIX LOPEZ Sentenced to 46 Months for Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl Involved in Norwich Overdose

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that FELIX LOPEZ, also known as “Pablo,” 23, of Hartford, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 46 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release for distributing narcotics to a … Continue reading Connecticut News: Hartford Man, FELIX LOPEZ Sentenced to 46 Months for Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl Involved in Norwich Overdose