Prison Sentence for Arizona Man Arrested Carrying 2,000 Fake Pills Made with Fentanyl

Source: Office of Arizona Attorney General

A Phoenix area man named Manuel Pulido-Cebreros has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for transporting thousands of fentanyl-laced pills into Arizona, according to U.S. News and World Report.

KTAR reports that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office stated that Pulido-Cebreros was arrested last November with 2,000 fentanyl pills in his possession.

According to a press release from Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Arizona’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force arrested Pulido-Cebreros and confiscated his drugs.  The pills seized were blue and stamped with an “m” and also “30.”

Pulido-Cebreros pleaded guilty and admitted he was trying to sell the pills in January 2018.