West Hartford Man Made Fake Oxycodone Pills Containing Heroin: Feds

WEST HARTFORD, CT — A West Hartford man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge that he imported a pill press from China to make fake oxycodone pills that contained heroin, according to authorities. Pablo Texidor, 40, of West Hartford, waived his right to be indicted and entered his guilty plea in federal court in Hartford this week.

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Oxycodone laced with dangerous fentanyl found in Anne Arundel – CapitalGazette.com

Oxycodone pills cut with the deadly synthetic drug fentanyl have been found in Anne Arundel County, the Maryland State Police reported.

Oxycodone, sometimes known by the brand names Oxycontin or Roxicodone, is a synthetic opioid used to treat moderate to severe pain.

Fentanyl is much more powerful than most other opioids. Police frequently ascribe the increase in overdoses in the state in the (more…)

Fairfield Man Sentenced for Purchasing Tableting Machine to Produce …

Fairfield’s David Wolvovsky, 31, was sentenced Friday to four years of probation, the first six months of which he must spend in home confinement, for illegally importing a tablet machine to produce oxycodone pills.

Wolvovsky was also ordered to pay a fine of $2,000, forfeit $21,034 in cash that was seized at the time of his arrest, and perform 100 hours of (more…)