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Ventura | Suspect arrested after Heroin user slipped Fentanyl, Overdosed – Saved by Fire Department

Ventura | Suspect arrested after Heroin user slipped Fentanyl, Overdosed – Saved by Fire Department

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On August 26th, 2020, at approximately 1659, patrol officers responded to Macy’s department store reference a subject overdosing on Fentanyl. Ventura City Fire personnel responded and were able to revive the overdosed victim by administering Narcan (naloxone HCI), which is used for the treatment of an opioid emergency. During […]

Oak Park | Non-Fatal Overdose Leads to an Arrest

Oak Park | Non-Fatal Overdose Leads to an Arrest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On June 11th, 2020, Sheriff’s Deputies assigned to the East County Patrol Station were dispatched to a non-fatal overdose in Oak Park. Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit Detectives were contacted and investigated the origin of the drugs that led to the overdose. Detectives learned that an unknown suspect had provided […]

Fatal Overdose Investigation Leads to Arrests

Fatal Overdose Investigation Leads to Arrests

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit   On July 25th 2019, the Thousand Oaks patrol station was dispatched to a fatal Fentanyl overdose in the city of Thousand Oaks. An initial investigation was initiated by the patrol deputies and the PCU was called to assist. The investigation identified the suspect who provided the Fentanyl […]

Massive Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills 1, Hospitalizes Dozen

Massive Fentanyl Overdose in California Kills 1, Hospitalizes Dozen

By Katherine Rodriguez  A massive fentanyl overdose incident in California on Saturday left one person dead and sent a dozen others to the hospital, police said. NBC News reported that the overdoses were caused after the individuals had been exposed to fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opioid. One person connected to the people in the house where the fentanyl […]

Drug Overdoses in the City of Oxnard

Drug Overdoses in the City of Oxnard

In the United States, approximately 115 people die each day as the result of overdosing from opioids. The addiction to pain relievers such as Hydrocodone, Oxycontin, Roxicodone has caused a dramatic increase in heroin use nationally and in Ventura County. Heroin is cheaper and a more readily available alternative to opioid pills.  Heroin is often […]

Suspect arrested for Dealing Fentanyl in Thousand Oaks | One Victim Overdosed and Died

Suspect arrested for Dealing Fentanyl in Thousand Oaks | One Victim Overdosed and Died

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release   On April 12th 2018, detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit (PCU) assisted by the Thousand Oaks Directed Enforcement Unit (DEU) concluded a two month narcotic investigation into Shane Spring, who was involved in the sales of suspected Fentanyl to residents of Ventura and Los Angeles […]