41 kilos of fentanyl seized from three Dominicans; the most in Rhode Island history
Source: Rhode Island State Police (via Twitter)
Providence, Rhode Island.– The Rhode Island State Police seized 41 kilos of fentanyl from three Dominicans, and they assure that it is the largest amount of this type of drug confiscated in the history of that state.
According to the report, the Dominicans involved are Ángel Camilo, 21; Miguel Jiménez Cruz, 26, and Luz Jiménez Regalado, 24. The men reside in the city of Cranston and the woman in Providence.
The deadly drug was found in a state trooper raid of the defendants’ residences. The drug is 50 times more potent than heroin and cocaine; its overuse have killed thousands of addicts from overdoses in New England.
The probe began when detectives learned that the three suspects were likely involved in a drug trafficking operation in the Greater Providence area, investigators said.
- 41 kilograms of fentanyl
- 67.7 grams of cocaine
- United States currency – $ 20,545.00
- Two (2) Polymer80 Ghost Guns
- Five (5) vehicles
- Scales and packaging material used in the distribution of illegal narcotics.