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March 13, 2020

Law Enforcement Issues public safety warning about Fentanyl-Laced Pills in Imperial Valley; Alleged Dealer Charged with Supplying Fentanyl that caused fatal overdose of 15-year-old high school student

EL CENTRO, Calif. – The region’s highest-ranking law enforcement officials joined together today to issue a dire public safety alert about the extreme danger of fentanyl-laced pills following the fatal overdose of a 15-year-old boy, the youngest person known to have died as a result of fentanyl in Imperial County.

March 12, 2020

Pasco County man responsible for numerous overdoses at Pasco County jail sentenced to 27 years in federal prison

TAMPA, Fla. - Timothy CathCart (33, Pasco County) was sentenced yesterday to 27 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute a substance containing detectable amounts of fentanyl and norfentanyl, the use of which resulted in serious bodily injury to multiple individuals.  CathCart had pleaded guilty on November 1, 2019.            

March 11, 2020

DEA-led operation nets more than 600 arrests targeting

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the results of Project Python, a DEA-led multilateral interagency operation encompassing all global investigations and related disruption activities targeting the

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