The drug, many times stronger than heroin, is being put into counterfeit prescription medications, says Sheriff Eric Taylor.
Deputies found three children aged approximately 3, 8, and 10 years old, living in squalor.
Sheriff's Office found suspected cocaine, suspected methamphetamine and fentanyl.
Since Jan. 1, 36 individuals have been administered naloxone.
Usual methods for disposing of unused medicines such as flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash pose potential safety and health hazards.
Fentanyl is a very potent opioid drug—50 to 100 times stronger than morphine and exposure to even small amounts can cause overdose and death.
Officers located Psilocybin (mushrooms) and methamphetamines in the car, as well as a loaded handgun and one-hundred rounds of ammunition.
From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm. the public can take their expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs for disposal at Target. The service is free and anonymous.
Chamber produces promotional videos for county, White House designates county HIDTA area, new LBGT youth program, county to produce its own promotional video.
A man and a woman were arrested in San Benito County Sept. 14 for felony mail theft, identity theft, and the possession of drugs and firearms.
52-year-old arrested in Salinas on suspicion of selling cocaine at the motorcycle rally in downtown Hollister
Parents, educators, law enforcement to team up in hopes of decreasing drug usage among children and teens
Educators, law enforcement agencies encourage community discussion of drug prevention measures
Two 20-year-olds arrested in drug arrest at Vet's Park
Substance abuse tragedies of the famous make headlines, but the threat is to everyone