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Drug Investigation into deadly distribution of heroin and fentanyl in Rutherford County ends with arrest
Drug Investigation into deadly distribution of heroin and fentanyl in Rutherford County ends with arrest

In November 2018, law enforcement officers began investigating a series of overdoses that occurred across the Middle Tennessee area involving fentanyl-laced heroin.

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1 Million Lethal Doses of Fentanyl was Inside Suitcase Flown to Nashville from Phoenix
1 Million Lethal Doses of Fentanyl was Inside Suitcase Flown to Nashville from Phoenix

One million doses of fentanyl are off the streets, thanks to a past arrest at the Nashville International Airport.

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Fentanyl Located in Murfreesboro Hotel Room - Trio Arrested
Fentanyl Located in Murfreesboro Hotel Room - Trio Arrested

...Officers later field tested the drugs and quickly discovered what they seized was not heroin at all... it was Fentanyl.

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Evidence Containing Dangerous Drug Combinations Submitted to TBI Lab
Evidence Containing Dangerous Drug Combinations Submitted to TBI Lab

Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are concerned about recent evidence submissions to the TBI crime lab.

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TBI Warns of Cocaine-Fentanyl Dangers
TBI Warns of Cocaine-Fentanyl Dangers

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Drug Investigation Division (DID) is urging public caution, especially among recreational drug users, following recent evidence submissions to two TBI crime laboratories.

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Lab Report Shows Drug Seizure in May to be Potent Fentanyl
Lab Report Shows Drug Seizure in May to be Potent Fentanyl

The laboratory analysis of the brown solid material shows it to be not heroin, but the opioid Fentanyl.

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Large drug bust, over 100,000 pills seized
Large drug bust, over 100,000 pills seized

Over 100,000 prescription pills, some of which were counterfeits and contained Fentanyl, were seized in the multiple month long case.

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State Officials to Talk about Fentanyl
State Officials to Talk about Fentanyl

Some of the state's top law enforcement and health officials will come together to discuss the dangers of fentanyl.

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Warning about Fentanyl issued for State of Tennessee
Warning about Fentanyl issued for State of Tennessee

Tennessee released a "PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY ADVISORY ON FENTANYL."

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Fake Percocet Pills Lead to Overdoses and Fatalities - Case Remains Under Investigation
Fake Percocet Pills Lead to Overdoses and Fatalities - Case Remains Under Investigation

WGNS has been following the overdoses in Murfreesboro carefully and reports indicate that right now, Johnny L. Williams has been the only one arrested for the fake pills being sold as of July 15, 2016.

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Fake Oxycodone containing fentanyl found by authorities
Fake Oxycodone containing fentanyl found by authorities

Laboratory analysis performed by TBI Forensic Scientists indicated the pills were counterfeit and did not contain oxycodone. Instead, they contained fentanyl, a pain killer 50 times as potent as heroin that can be deadly in high doses.

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Life saving help for TBI agents who come into contact with fentanyl
Life saving help for TBI agents who come into contact with fentanyl

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation expanded its program to provide a potentially life-saving resource to its Special Agents who might come into contact with fentanyl.

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As heroin grows in popularity, authorities have found heroin laced with fentanyl
As heroin grows in popularity, authorities have found heroin laced with fentanyl

TBI crime labs have received several samples of heroin laced with fentanyl and pure fentanyl packaged as heroin.

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