‘These blue pills are death’: Fentanyl-laced drugs seized in Buffalo – Buffalo News

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…)

AG Schneiderman warns of fentanyl-laced pills disguised as oxycodone – wivb.com

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A potentially lethal new drug has shown up in western New York, and on Thursday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a warning about it.

Investigators with Schneiderman’s Organized Crime Task Force were able to intercept a package containing 500 blue pills that looked like oxycodone.

It turned out that they weren’t oxycodone, but instead, they were laced with fentanyl.

That was (more…)

Four men charged with possessing 1000-plus fentanyl pills, several hundred designed to…

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…)