Counterfeit fentanyl pills in South Dakota
Since 2012, drug traffickers have been selling North Americans counterfeit medications made from fentanyl, a dangerous painkiller 25-40 times stronger than heroin, and even stronger synthetic opioids like carfentanil. The problem has spread to at least 42 states, and many Americans have suffered overdoses and death because the drugs they were taking were counterfeit.
Coverage About Pills In South Dakota:
Yankton County Men Sentenced For Fentanyl Pills (March 2, 2018)
SD Man Faces Up To 20 Years For Having 20,000 Fentanyl Pills Mailed To Him (October 11, 2017)
South Dakota Law Enforcement Stops Large Fentanyl Distribution (June 14, 2017)
Suspect In SD fentanyl Case Pleads Not Guilty (May 16, 2017)
Fake Oxy Pills Filled With Fentanyl Pose Risk In South Dakota (October 23, 2016)