Posts Tagged ‘utah’

Jury Trial Pushed Back Again In Case Against Alleged Counterfeit Pill Ring Leader

The trial of Aaron Shamo, the Utah man accused of running a major fentanyl pill manufacturing and distribution ring, has been pushed back until 2019. Almost two years ago, prosecutors were investigating 28 deaths potentially tied to this case, and now they have indicated they intend to file a superseding indictment which will include a “death-count” change…

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Counterfeit Fentanyl Pill Killed Young Man In Utah – Three Men Charged

The U.S. Department of Justice indicted three men in Utah for the death of Jaydon Rogers earlier this year. Adam Patrick Hemmelgarn, Tyler Jabbar Perry, and Christian Scott Jimerson allegedly sold the counterfeit fentanyl pill to Rogers who was found unresponsive and died two days later at the hospital…

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More Charges in Utah-Based Counterfeit Pills Case

An additional individual has been charged for his role in the Pharma-Master counterfeit fentanyl pill ring allegedly run by Utah-resident Aaron Shamo. Jonathan Luke Paz received four charges in federal court…

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Utah

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

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Case Updates From Two Major Fentanyl Drug Rings Out Of Texas and Utah

Short updates on two major fentanyl counterfeit pill ring cases. One case in Texas looks to have one of the fourteen defendants taking a plea while the second case in Utah sees a jury trial date set for Aaron Shamo, the alleged drug ring leader that shipped counterfeit pills containing fentanyl all across the U.S…

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