April 23, 2024
Luggage of fentanyl drugs. Courtesy Drug Enforcement Administration

 9 folks had been arrested on suspicion of dealing fentanyl in San Diego County throughout a joint operation between San Diego Police and the Division of Homeland Safety, authorities mentioned Wednesday.

The ten-hour operation happened March 1 and concerned 60 officers and investigators,  in line with Lt. Invoice Brown of the San Diego Police Division. It additionally netted eight misdemeanor arrests and citations on suspicion of fentanyl- associated expenses, Brown added.

It concerned the SDPD’s Narcotics Unit and the Homeland Safety Investigation’s Fentanyl Abatement and Suppression Crew.

“This collaborative operation is a part of the continued strategic effort by the SDPD and FAST to cut back opioid-related abuse, educate our group and scale back opioid-associated crime inside the metropolis and county of San Diego,” Brown mentioned.

Anybody with details about unlawful fentanyl gross sales was requested to name the SDPD or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.

–Metropolis Information Service