DEA: Large Number Of Counterfeit Prescription Pills From Mexico Contain Lethal Doses Of FentanylThe light blue tablets are stamped with an M on one side. The other side of the innocuous-looking tablets are stamped with a “30” and line that bisects the pill. The DEA says they are being manufactured in mass quantities by Mexican drug cartels.
Enough Fentanyl To Cause 4M Overdoses Seized In Single OC BustThe 18 pounds of fentanyl has a street value of $1.25 million.
State Health Department: More California Residents Dying From Fentanyl Than OpioidsThe California Department of Health said that fentanyl overdose deaths have skyrocketed — up 614% in four years.
SoCal Men Indicted On Conspiracy, Distribution Charges In Overdose Death Of Rapper Mac MillerTwo Southland men and an Arizona resident were indicted in Los Angeles federal court Wednesday in connection with Mac Miller's death.
LAPD Officers Exposed To 'Open Container Of Fentanyl' During Apparent Drug BustOfficers were being examined after possibly being exposed to Fentanyl during an apparent drug bust in North Hollywood.
Man Arrested For Selling Fentanyl To Rapper Mac Miller Days Before His DeathCameron Pettit was arrested for selling Mac Miller counterfeit fentanyl-laced oxycodone pills.
Santa Ana Man Wyatt Pasek Gets 17 Years In Prison For Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised To Look Like OxycodoneWyatt Pasek used a secret laboratory on the Balboa Peninsula to make fake pills using fentanyl he and two other men had purchased from Chinese suppliers.
Police Taking Measures To Protect K-9s From Potential Opioid OverdosesPolice K-9s are vulnerable to powerful, illegal opioids like fentanyl that have flooded cities across the country, but in Southern California, officers are doing all they can to protect the animals whose life's purpose it is to work.
Prosecutor: Evidence Shows Prince Thought He Was Taking Vicodin, Not Fentanyl; No Criminal Charges To Be FiledPrince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said.
Hazmat Crew Responds To Powerful Opioid Scare In Upscale OC Beach TownA federal search warrant uncovered what could be a large fentanyl lab in Newport Beach.
3 Teens Caught Smuggling Over $400K Worth Of Powerful Opioid Fentanyl Into US Through San Diego Border CrossingThree teens were apprehended with packages of the drug strapped to their bodies on two consecutive nights.
Experts: Prince Toxicology Report Shows Very High Drug Level A toxicology report from Prince's autopsy, obtained Monday by The Associated Press, shows he had what multiple experts called an "exceedingly high" concentration of fentanyl in his body when he died.
2 Found Dead In Fontana Home Due To Possible Fentanyl OverdosesKCAL9's Tina Patel reported from the location -- the 14300 block of Arrow Boulevard -- where she said many neighbors never even heard of the powerful drug.
Man Dead, 2 Hospitalized In Suspected Santa Ana Fentanyl OverdoseA woman and three children were evacuated from the apartment.
Counterfeit Drugs Taken From Prince's Home Contained FentanylSome of the pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said.