El Chapo's son, Sinaloa members face sanctions over fentanyl
The United States has sanctioned a son of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, three members of the Sinaloa cartel and two Mexican-based firms, alleging they trafficked fentanyl and other drugs into the U.S. Tuesday's sanctions came the day Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was talking with President Joe Biden about immigration and the fentanyl crisis.
More sanctions for deadly fentanyl if bill becomes law
Over the course of a year, the U.S. Treasury Department has used the hammer of its sanctions powers to impose wide-ranging financial restrictions on Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine, turning Russia into the most sanctioned country in the world.
Brevard man accused of selling fentanyl that led to lethal overdose, sheriff says
A Brevard County man arrested this week, accused of first-degree murder in the January 2021 overdose death of a victim who investigators said he sold fentanyl to, is being held without bond this time around, according to Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
Man sentenced to 30 years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter for deadly fentanyl overdose in Flagler County
Jevante Hamilton, who was convicted of manslaughter for the fentanyl overdose death of another man, was sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
Fugitive arrested in Flagler County after found asleep in truck with 338 grams of fentanyl, deputies say
A fugitive from Georgia was arrested in Palm Coast after he was found asleep in a truck with enough fentanyl that could “potentially kill the entire populations of Flagler and Putnam counties,” according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives find drugs, gun, cash inside Clermont family’s home
CLERMONT, Fla. – Two people are behind bars after authorities in Lake County found drugs and firearms during a drug bust at a Clermont home. Law enforcement from the Clermont, Eustis, and Leesburg Police Departments worked to serve a search warrant Friday on a suspected drug house. “The investigation began as the result of numerous citizen complaints that drugs were being dealt at the home,” deputies said. “Detectives seized a 2015 custom Dodge Charger, a 2003 Ford van, a 2015 Dodge Durango, and a 2014 custom Ford F-350, as well as the large amount of cash that was located,” detectives said. The Department of Children and Families was brought in to take care of the children living in the home with dangerous drugs including Fentanyl.