Dealers mix fentanyl into cocaine or heroin, or use it to create fake painkiller pills – but due to its ability to kill even in tiny amounts addicts are playing “Russian roulette” every time they consume it, authorities said.Carrillo-Pineda, of Philadelphia, and Vasquez, from Somerton in Arizona, were jailed for 10 and six years respectively after police seized their stockpile during two raids in New Jersey, in the state’s largest ever fentanyl bust.No one can guess what the consequences for dating a drug dealer will be in your case specifically, but here are some things to keep in mind.Reporting Crimes You have probably seen crimes taking place and not reported them before -- underage drinking at a party, people taking bong hits.
The amount of potentially lethal doses of fentanyl were enough to kill the entire population of New Jersey and New York City combined.https://t.co/j CZax B8u Ss pic.twitter.com/Xp Sar J3mqh — NJSP - State Police (@NJSP) January 28, 2018Last week Carrillo-Pineda, 31, was jailed for 10 years for possessing heroin with intent to distribute, and a further seven years, to run concurrently, for possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute.
The US is in the grip of an opioid crisis, with attorney general Jeff Sessions announcing a new federal task force to tackle online dealing.
On Monday Mr Sessions said the Joint Criminal Opioid Darknet Enforcement team would more than double the FBI‘s investment in investigating online opioid trafficking.
Two drug dealers have been jailed for possessing enough of the synthetic opioid fentanyl to kill 18 million people.
Jesus Carrillo-Pineda and Daniel Vasquez were caught with 45kg of the drug, a super-strength opioid that is many times more potent than heroin.