The little blue pills look identical to prescription oxycodone, down to the letter “M” and number “30” stamped into them.
But 500 such pills found hidden within 31 pounds of marijuana that was being shipped to a Buffalo address turned out to be laced with the deadly drug fentanyl, according to state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, who held a hastily called (more…)
Police say that a Cape Cod wiretap investigation resulted in the recovery of more than 1,500 fentanyl pills, several hundreds grams of a heroin/fentanyl mixture and several grams of cocaine.
Four men have been arrested and charged with attempting to distribute the massive drug stash. Additionally, police say hundreds of the pills were designed to look like oxycodone.
Alex Fraga, 25, of Hyannis and Kevin (more…)