Jul 02, 2022
PHOTO: 166K Suspected Fentanyl Pills Discovered in Spare Tire
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Authorities said officers performing the illegal drug investigation Wednesday made the discovery near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road, Fox 10 reported Friday.
Phoenix Police shared photos of the tire and the plastic bags containing what appeared to be the blue pills:
While working an illegal drug investigation, #PHXPD600NET took a total of 166,000 suspected fentanyl pills of the streets of #PHX near 27th Ave/Bethany Home on Wednesday.20yo, Alexa Magana was booked for possession & transportation of narcotic drugs for sale. #GoodPoliceWork pic.twitter.com/bTL39WHGd3
— Phoenix Police (@PhoenixPolice) July 1, 2022
The agency said 20-year-old Alexa Magana was booked for possession and transportation of narcotic drugs for sale.
Alexa Magana was arrested after officers found thousands of suspected fentanyl pills hidden inside a spare tire. https://t.co/pUJh67bDXL
— FOX 32 News (@fox32news) July 1, 2022
Fentanyl was described as a synthetic opioid, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
“Some drug dealers are mixing fentanyl with other drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and MDMA. This is because it takes very little to produce a high with fentanyl, making it a cheaper option,” the institute continued:
This is especially risky when people taking drugs don’t realize they might contain fentanyl as a cheap but dangerous additive. They might be taking stronger opioids than their bodies are used to and can be more likely to overdose.
Like heroin, morphine, and other opioid drugs, fentanyl works by binding to the body’s opioid receptors, which are found in areas of the brain that control pain and emotions. After taking opioids many times, the brain adapts to the drug, diminishing its sensitivity, making it hard to feel pleasure from anything besides the drug.
Deaths from drug overdoses rose 15 percent during President Joe Biden’s first year on the job, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed, Breitbart News reported May 11.
Over 107,000 people died from an overdose last year, according to the data, more than 80,000 of whom died from opioids.
Meanwhile, “Deaths from fentanyl continue to grow as Biden pursued open border policies, allowing more drug smugglers into the United States,” the outlet continued.
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A Photo Tour of Donald Trumps Incredibly Bad, Shit Show Week
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Even against the backdrop of Donald Trump’s historically bad weeks—which over the years have earned labels ranging from a trainwreck driven off a cliff to “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad“—this week manages to outdo itself.
On Monday, the FBI searched Trump’s Palm Beach residence, Mar-a-Lago. Then, Trump’s longstanding efforts to shield his tax returns looked shaky after the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the House Ways and Means Committee had the right to access the closely-guarded documents. Today, Trump appeared or a deposition before the New York attorney general’s office, which has been investigating his business practices. (He pleaded the Fifth, of course.) That’s three consecutive days from hell.
Of course, it’s only Wednesday, so the potential for more mess before the week closes feels unusually high. Let’s take a beat and see how Trump’s latest troubles are unfolding in photos:Beep, beep. Super innocent man coming through. Greetings to the town that absolutely hates me. Pleading the Fifth. The scene outside Mar-a-Lago.
Super fans gather to greet their beleaguered leader. Working it.
I don’t have photos of the search warrant that could explain a helluva lot and squash all the conspiratorial pontification going on. (Trump has a copy but hasn’t made it public) But if I did, I’d put that here.
All photos courtesy of the fine folks at the Associated Press.