A Phoenix man was arrested and accused of drug trafficking. Investigators say he was caught on wire communications making illegal drug transactions.
“Unfortunately, the 3-year-old boy's respiratory system shut down after issues of brain swellings and stroke symptoms, and he ultimately was put on life support before he died,” Apache Junction Police said.
If passed, Senate Bill 1029 would allow first-degree murder charges to be filed against fentanyl suppliers who cause an overdose death in Arizona.
In 2022 alone, the DEA seized more than 22 million fentanyl pills in Arizona, making up more than half the national total. As police agencies work hard to find the powerful drug, they are getting some help from a police dog that is fentantyl-trained.
In total, 260 pills were found on newly booked inmates in three separate incidents at Maricopa County's Intake, Transfer and Release facility.
If further investigation shows that the chemicals were destined for fentanyl production, Thursday’s seizure could mark a new model for how it is manufactured, making it more readily available to consumers in the United States.
During a search of the vehicle, 10 bags filled with blue M30 pills that were presumed to be fentanyl were found in the trunk. Additionally, two bags of a white powdery substance were found. The identity of the substance is pending lab results.
Walgreens has agreed to pay the settlement within an eight-year period.
Two inmates are expected to survive after an overdose at a Maricopa County jail, but not all are so lucky to survive. "I don't want another family to go through what we did. I never realized I would be burying my son."
Here's how Arizona residents can get access to naloxone, or Narcan, if they see signs of an opioid overdose.
After a deep, personal loss, a Phoenix mother is taking it upon herself to help others save lives by handing out an overdose reversal drug known as Narcan.
The animal sedative xylazine is flooding the illegal opioid market causing overdose, death and worse.
Sinaloa's state capital of Culiacan was thrust into a day of terror after the arrest of Ovidio Guzmán, a son of the notorious former Sinaloa cartel boss “El Chapo.”
Hushabye Nursery is a Gilbert recovery center offering help for children suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome.
A record number of fentanyl was seized in 2022, and about half of the nation's total comes from Arizona. “So we have doubled down on our efforts, and we are coming, and the cartels should be shaking in their boots."
Law enforcement agencies on both the Mexican and American sides are making record-setting fentanyl busts in 2022.
Authorities are investigating a mass overdose at a San Francisco home on Christmas that sent several people to the hospital, authorities said.
Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection discovered more than 700,000 fentanyl pills while searching a train coming into the Nogales Port of Entry.
Meanwhile, U.S. life expectancy also dropped in 2021 to about 76 years, 5 months — a decrease of 0.6 years from 2020, the CDC said.
According to the DEA, the dosage seized is high enough to 'kill every American'.