Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Seizes Enough Fentanyl to Kill 1.5 Million Adults
The JAX Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit seized a record amount of Fentanyl during a recent drug raid. Detectives from JSO seized 3 Kilos (6.6 Pounds) of Fentanyl in powder form, 6,000 Fentanyl pills, and 1.26 Kilos of Cocaine. The amount of Fentanyl seized is enough to kill 1.5 million people.
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JSO did not elaborate if any arrests were made at this time. JSO posted pictures of the seized drugs on their Twitter account .
#JSO #Narcotics Unit seized 3 kilos of #fentanyl, 1.26 kilos of #cocaine & over 6,000 #counterfeit pills containing fentanyl; enough fentanyl to #kill 1.5 MILLION adults.#yourJSO #keepingyousafe #toprotectandserve #jaxsheriff #narcoticsarrest #busted #policework #saynotodrugs pic.twitter.com/lTVbQkZj5z
— Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) September 19, 2022
The seizure comes shortly after Flagler County Deputies seized 219 grams of Fentanyl along with some cannabis from Adrian Rivers, 52. Rivers was a fugitive with several warrants from Orange & Volusia counties who was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for a broken headlight. The 219 grams in his possession was enough to kill 100,000 people.
A 52-year-old fugitive with a long criminal history now faces more drug charges after the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) finds him with enough fentanyl to potentially kill over 100,000 people.
MORE (LINK IN BIO): https://t.co/vF83Vp2DWp pic.twitter.com/IfYBzTjOuw
— FlaglerSheriff (@FlaglerSheriff) September 16, 2022
Fentanyl is a National Emergency in the United States with the drug claiming 75% of the overdose deaths in 2021 and responsible for 71,238 deaths total for the year. 2022 will be another record year and the DEA is reporting a new brightly colored version of Fentanyl is being sold throughout the United States. Fentanyl is primarily supplied by the Sinaloa Cartel and the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
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