Sacramento County To Hand Out Free Narcan In Effort To Battle Growing Fentanyl EpidemicIt's an issue so problematic, authorities say the rate of fentanyl-related deaths is now higher than homicides.
Narcotics Detectives Arrest Woodland Man, Accusing Him Of Transporting 4,000 Counterfeit Fentanyl PillsAround 1 pm on Tuesday, October 5, detectives arrested 25-year-old man, Victor Corella for the possession of 4,000 counterfeit fentanyl pills, said the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.
Calaveras Inmate, Correctional Officer Hospitalized After Fentanyl ExposureFentanyl smuggled into the Calaveras County Jail put an inmate and correctional officer in the hospital, authorities said on Friday.
North Highlands Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Fentanyl DistributionA North Highlands man was sentenced this week to five years in prison for fentanyl distribution, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Sacramento Woman Fights For Tougher Drug Laws Aimed At Dealers After Brother's OverdoseA woman is on a mission to change California law after her brother accidentally overdosed without knowing what he was taking.
Proposed California Law That Would Stiffen Penalties For Drug Dealers Stalls In CommitteeA bill aimed at cracking down on deadly fentanyl overdoses hit a major roadblock Tuesday, leaving a lot of parents furious.
Richmond Man Indicted For Fentanyl Possession, Distribution In Solano, StanislausA Richmond man was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for the possession and distribution of fentanyl through Solano and Stanislaus counties, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
Grieving Family Warns Of Growing Fentanyl Danger From Fake PillsA tragic trend is growing across the region — teens are dying from accidental fentanyl overdoses.
Fentanyl Suspected As Cause Of 4 Inmates' Overdoses At Sacramento Jail, Sheriff SaysAuthorities suspect fentanyl caused four inmates at the Sacramento County Main Jail to overdose on Thursday, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said on Friday.
Several Sacramento Residents Charged In Illegal Drug Trafficking OperationSeveral Sacramento residents have been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking organization with ties to Mexico.
Sheriff: Oxycontin Pills Seized During Placer County Arrest Were Laced With FentanylAuthorities are warning residents after tests done on pills seized from a man arrested back in June revealed they were laced with Fentanyl.
Woodland Man Indicted In Fentanyl Death Of Resident And DistributionA Woodland man has been indicted in the fentanyl-overdose death of another city resident in February and the distribution of fentanyl on two separate occasions after the death, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced on Monday.
Counterfeit Oxy Pills Cut With Fentanyl Blamed For Several San Joaquin County Overdose DeathsSan Joaquin County authorities say they’ve linked some recent fentanyl overdose-related deaths to counterfeit oxycodone pills.
Elk Grove Woman Claims Hospital Mistake Killed Her Mother, But No Attorney Will Take Her CaseAn Elk Grove woman says a hospital mistake killed her mother, yet no attorney is willing to take the case.
Deputies Discover Pills That Are Supposed To Be Oxycodone But Actually Contained FentanylThe San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office issued a public safety announcement after a chilling discovery in a drug case.