Four first responders in Florida required medical attention after responding to a call for overdose and being exposed to deadly Fentanyl while trying to save a life.

Two Colorado Men Arrested For Fentanyl Distribution

Two Colorado men were arrested for allegations of distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl.
TFP File Photo

Two Colorado men were arrested for allegations of distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl.

According to the complaints against Santos Lopez Avalos, 22, of Denver, and Jesus Enrique Astorga-Castillo, 41, of Denver, on January 4, 2023, Denver police officers conducted a traffic stop of Lopez Avalos that led to the discovery of a duffel bag containing 75 clear plastic bags of suspected fentanyl pills.

Each bag contained between 500 to 1,000 pills. The officers’ investigation led them to an apartment on Dartmouth Avenue in Denver.

In the news: Connecticut Man Wanted For Vehicular Manslaughter Arrested Playing Bingo In Florida

On January 4, 2023, Denver police officers searched that apartment, belonging to Astorga-Castillo, and found 11 more clear plastic bags of suspected fentanyl pills. Each bag contained between 500 to 1,000 pills.

The two defendants made their initial appearances before United States Magistrate Judge S. Kato Crews on January 6, 2023.

This investigation is being conducted by the Denver Police Department, the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Rocky Mountain Division, and the HIDTA Front Range Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Cyrus Y. Chung is handling the prosecution.

Android Users, Click Here To Download The Free Press App And Never Miss A Story. Follow Us On Facebook Here Or Twitter Here. Signup for our free newsletter by clicking here.

Advertisement

Login To Facebook From Your Browser To Leave A Comment