San Francisco Fatal Fentanyl Overdoses Jumped Dramatically In 2019The annual report on citywide substance use trends by the San Francisco Department of Public Health has revealed that overdose deaths rose in 2019 to 441 -- up from 259 deaths in 2018.
19-Year-Old From Monterey County Faces 20 Years For Selling FentanylFederal prosecutors on Monday announced charges against a 19-year-old Monterey County resident accused of selling counterfeit pills laced with the synthetic opioid fentanyl.
2 Pacifica Residents Arrested In Connection With 2019 Fatal Overdose, Operating Drug HouseTwo people were arrested Thursday in Pacifica in connection with several drug-related crimes following the death of a man last year from an overdose of fentanyl.
Two Arrested In Connection With Montara Fentanyl DeathTwo people have been arrested in connection with several drug-related crimes following the death of a man last year from an overdose of fentanyl.
Fentanyl Overdose Calls Spiking In Santa Clara County; Murder Charges In Teen's DeathOverdoses of the potent drug Fentanyl have been spiking in Santa Clara County over recent weeks, resulting in numerous calls for medical assistance and murder charges being filed against a San Jose man related to the death of a Santa Clara teenage girl.
San Jose Man Charged With Murder In Teen's Fentanyl Overdose DeathA 22-year-old San Jose man has been charged with murder for allegedly selling pills containing fentanyl to a teenage couple that lead to an overdose death, Santa Clara prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Stanford Student's On-Campus Death Ruled A Fentanyl OverdoseA Stanford student's death at a campus fraternity last month has been ruled the result of a fentanyl overdose, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner's Office announced Wednesday.
Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise In San FranciscoOverdose deaths continued to rise in San Francisco in the first six months of 2019, mostly due to rises in fentanyl and methamphetamine overdoses, according to data released by the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
San Francisco Man Sentenced To Over 16 Years In Prison For Fentanyl DistributionA 43-year-old San Francisco man was sentenced on Friday in federal court to 200 months in prison for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
SF Supe Declares Public Health Emergency As Fatal Drug Overdoses SpikeThe day after San Francisco police reported a significant decrease in violent crime, alarming new numbers arose Wednesday about fatal drug overdoses in the city.
Police Find Fentanyl, Meth, Stolen Goods In Car With Couple In San BrunoA transient woman and a Sacramento man were arrested early Tuesday morning after police found them sitting inside a car with suspected narcotics in plain view.
Feds: Fentanyl From San Francisco Tenderloin Led To Deaths Of Santa Rosa Baby, FatherThree people were facing federal charges Wednesday after investigators linked the fentanyl deaths of a father and 13-month-old in Santa Rosa to drug dealers in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, prosecutors said.
Counterfeit Pills Laced With Deadly Fentanyl Invading Bay Area SchoolsThe opioid epidemic has taken a treacherous new turn in the Bay Area. Kids are getting their hands on counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. KPIX talked to one local teen who says pills are all over school campuses.
Deputies, Inmates Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure At SF County JailNine San Francisco sheriff's deputies and five jail inmates were hospitalized Tuesday after being exposed to fentanyl, according to sheriff's officials.
Program Targets Opioid Overdose Deaths At San Francisco SRO HotelsWith overdoses related to fentanyl on the rise in San Francisco, the city will begin implementing a new program at Single Room Occupancy hotels.