State, feds seize 14 kilos of dangerous opioid fentanyl in N.J.

Yahmire Boardley, 22, of Camden 

TRENTON — State and federal authorities seized 14 kilograms of the potentially lethal opioid fentanyl in a Camden drug sweep on Thursday, according to the New Jersey State Police.

They also charged a city man, Yahmire Boardley, for allegedly possessing and selling the drug, which authorities say has caused a spike in deaths among users of heroin and prescription painkillers.

Fentanyl is a powerful opioid – up to 50 times more powerful than heroin – that is prescribed to cancer patients and others with longterm, serious illnesses, but …read more

Source: NJ.com Camden

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