$3 Million Price Of Fentanyl-Laced Tablets Seized In Huntington Park

An estimated $3 million price of fentanyl-laced capsules have been seized in Huntington Park on Tuesday by means of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division (LASD).

The Southeast Regional Narcotics workforce from the sheriff’s East Los Angeles station led the bust, with two Hispanic men arrested on more than one drug fees.

“Throughout the early morning hours of Might tenth, 2022, the Southeast Regional Narcotics workforce, figuring out of the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station, accomplished a narcotic similar seek warrant within the town of Huntington Park,” LASD stated thru social media whilst posting a photograph of the confiscated medication. “The quest warrant resulted within the seizure of roughly 150,000 counterfeit blue “M-30” capsules, believed to comprise fentanyl.”

The counterfeit “M-30,” or “Mexican blues” are generally bought as oxycodone and would possibly continuously comprise deadly quantities of fentanyl, in keeping with the Drug Enforcement Management (DEA).

The DEA says that those capsules are continuously purchased by means of highschool and school scholars in black markets and social media referrals, believing they’re a type of Adderall or Xanax, frequently referred to as “learn about medication.”

Together with the laced capsules, LASD stated it discovered 94 kilos of methamphetamine and two kilograms of powdered fentanyl with side road values of $188,000 and $100,000, respectively.



Updated: May 13, 2022 — 3:13 pm