Law Enforcement Seized Hundreds Of Fentanyl Pills And Thousands Of Xanax In Alabama

January 17, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that an Alabama resident received a prison sentence of over 10 years after pleading guilty to possession, distribution and conspiracy to distribute hundreds of fake pills made with fentanyl and over 80,000 counterfeit Xanax pill…

Bust By Louisville Police Keeps 20,000 Counterfeit Xanax Made With Fentanyl Off The Streets

January 15, 2019

The Louisville Metro Police Department started the new year off by announcing a major drug bust. Hidden inside a minivan, they found 20,000 Xanax pills that they say are counterfeits made with fentanyl. Two arrests were made, but no names have been released…

Minnesota Man Who Sold Fake Pills Made With Carfentanil Gets Probation

January 14, 2019

A man in Minnesota who purchased and distributed counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with carfentanil and cocaine received only a three year probation sentence. Joshua Ryan Chlan pled guilty to one count fourth-degree possession with intent to sell. The pills he sold caused three non-fatal overdoses in as many days…

Package Sent From Canada To Montana Contained Nearly 1,500 Xanax Pills

January 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice filed charges against a father and daughter in Montana for allegedly operating a drug trafficking and distribution operation out of the home they shared. A package shipped from Canada containing over 1,400 Xanax pills that was discovered by Customs and Border Protection agents was the first thing to tip the government off to wrongdoing by the pair…

Federal Agents Bust Four Couriers Delivering Fake Fentanyl Pills Across The Border For A Known Drug Trafficker in Tijuana

January 10, 2019

The Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California announced charges against four individuals who allegedly smuggled 10,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl across the U.S.-Mexico border for a known drug trafficker based in Tijuana…

Raid In British Columbia, Canada Turns Up A Pill Press And Over 100 Different Pill Dyes

January 8, 2019

Counterfeit pills continue to be a problem in Canada. In Surrey, British Columbia, a raid in November turned up a drug manufacturing lab that contained a pill press and dyes for over 100 different pills. A high school both in that province and another in Ontario have also recently experienced issues of students overdosing from counterfeit Xanax pills…

NADDINABP, and PSM have launched a project to raise awareness about the danger of illicit fentanyl.

Learn more about The Fentanyl Council.

Watch PSM's 2018 Interchange to learn about the deadly impact that counterfeit drugs in the US.

Read the Freeh Report

FBI Director Louis Freeh on the impact of importation on law enforcement (July 14, 2017)