Justice Department Cracks Down On Major Opioid Drug Trafficking Ring

Apr 17, 2018

According to a report by Reuters, a major step was taken by the US Justice Department in the war against opioids, as a crackdown on a major trafficking ring included the filing of federal and state charges against about 100 defendants and the seizure of 450 grams of fentanyl. Mike Stuart, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, announced the takedown of what he referred to as the Peterson Drug Trafficking Organization.