“These cases reflect a new and disturbing facet of the opioid crisis in America.  More and more of our citizens are being killed by fentanyls, synthetic opioids that are often much stronger than heroin.  A few grains of fentanyl can be a lethal dose.”—Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein

“These cases reflect a new and disturbing facet of the opioid crisis in America.  More and more of our citizens are being killed by fentanyls, synthetic opioids that are often much stronger than heroin.  A few grains of fentanyl can be a lethal dose.”—Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein

Eli Alford for the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys