Archive for November 2018

27 Pounds Of Fake Pills Made With Fentanyl Found In New Jersey Residence

A stolen vehicle report filed with the Montville Police Department in New Jersey led police to break up a narcotics processing lab. Inside the residence of Juan Rodriguez and Beatrice Sepulveda, police found 27 pounds of fake pills made with fentanyl and two additional kilograms of powdered fentanyl…

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Doctor Robs Woman of Sight with Unapproved Stem Cell Treatment

Hoping to save her failing vision, a retired woman underwent what turned out to be a non-FDA approved treatment at a stem cell clinic in Georgia in September 2016. By December of that year, both of her retinas had detached, leaving her permanently blinded…

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Dealer Charged After The Counterfeit Pill He Sold Killed One In Mount Vernon

Charges announced against John Mendieta of Mount Vernon, Washington. Mendieta allegedly sold a counterfeit Percocet pill to 27-year-old Ronald Schweigert, who died after taking it. Schweigert was one of four Mount Vernon residents to die after taking a counterfeit Percocet pill laced with fentanyl in less than 45 days…

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South Carolina

Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in South Carolina.

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