This weekend, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales, Arizona seized about 625,000 fentanyl pills. Approximately 12,000 of them were of the “rainbow” variety.

Arizona Man Gets 15 Years In Prison After Woman Dies From His Fentanyl

This weekend, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales, Arizona seized about 625,000 fentanyl pills. Approximately 12,000 of them were of the “rainbow” variety.

Oscar Sun Acuna, Jr., 36, of Tucson, Arizona, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release.

Additionally, Acuna forfeited a .40 caliber handgun and ammunition.

Acuna previously pleaded guilty to the Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Death in connection with the overdose death of a young woman in May 2020.

In May 2020, Acuna sold two pills containing fentanyl to the victim and her boyfriend for $30.

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During his arrest, Acuna was in possession of a loaded handgun, 73 fentanyl pills, hundreds of dollars in cash, and Narcan.

Homeland Security Investigations and the Tucson Police Department conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stefani Hepford, District of Arizona, Tucson, handled the prosecution.

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