Two day stretch in Omaha nets over 30,000 fake pills
OMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities said more than 30,000 fake pills were seized in a two-day stretch in Omaha.
According to the DEA Omaha Division, Authorities seized around 32,000 fake pills in Omaha, some laced with lethal doses of Fentanyl, in a two-day span beginning July 8th.
During the first six months of 2022, DEA Investigators seized around 151,000 pills in Nebraska, marking an 83% increase over last year.
The DEA said Fentanyl is 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine.
Just two milligrams is considered a potentially lethal dose.
In Nebraska, the pills can sell for as low as three dollars, making the recent seizure worth nearly $100,000.