Jake Beddoe Sheltered from COVID-19, Only to Die from Fake Xanax

Young man in a black shirt in a green outdoor setting

Seeking a good night’s sleep, 25-year-old Jake Beddoe, a young travel consultant with an adventurous heart and a tremendous sense of humor, took part of what he thought was a Xanax pill on May 27, 2020. The pill was counterfeit, and Jake died of fentanyl poisoning.


Man Admits To Selling Counterfeit Xanax Pill That Killed A Connecticut Resident

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a guilty plea from a Connecticut man who was distributing counterfeit Xanax. Data retrieved from the mobile phone of a Seymour resident that died led police to Kamil Golebiowski. In June 2017, two packages shipped from Canada to him were found to contain approximately 1,400 counterfeit Xanax…



Our 2018 information sheet summarizes recent counterfeit drug incidents in Connecticut.