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 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…)