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Two Perris residents charged in what is believed to be the largest seizure of carfentanil in Riverside County

Two Perris residents charged in what is believed to be the largest seizure of carfentanil in Riverside County

The investigation by the Riverside Police Department resulted in the seizure of 21 kilos of carfentanil.

 

Carfentanil is 100 times more powerful than fentanyl and 10,000 times more potent than morphine. A lethal dose of carfentanil in humans would be at the nanogram level – much smaller than the two milligrams of fentanyl that can kill.

 

If mixed in with other drugs, the 21 kilos of carfentanil seized could have been enough to potentially kill more than 50 million people.


DA's Office partners with Corona Chamber of Commerce in fentanyl awareness campaign

DA's Office partners with Corona Chamber of Commerce in fentanyl awareness campaign

The chamber worked with our office to provide bumper stickers with our campaign phrase “What’s in your pills? Fentanyl kills.” The bumper stickers are being placed on several of our official DA’s Office vehicles and we will also be providing them to the public at various community outreach events and presentations.


With four more kilos of fentanyl seized, Gang Impact Team has now taken 10 kilos off the streets in five weeks

With four more kilos of fentanyl seized, Gang Impact Team has now taken 10 kilos off the streets in five weeks

The 10 kilos seized is the equivalent of about five million potentially deadly doses of fentanyl no longer on the streets


More than four pounds of fentanyl seized in Murrieta by Gang Impact Team

More than four pounds of fentanyl seized in Murrieta by Gang Impact Team


DA Hestrin announces murder charge filed against alleged drug dealer who sold fentanyl-laced drugs to victim

DA Hestrin announces murder charge filed against alleged drug dealer who sold fentanyl-laced drugs to victim

“There is no safe way to use or to sell fentanyl. Simply put, it is lethal,” DA Hestrin said.


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