A 27-year-old man in a town north of Boulder, Colorado, was sentenced to 40 years in prison after authorities announced they had seized nearly 6,000 fentanyl pills.of Weld County District Attorney’s Office A man from Greeley said he dealt in “a lot of drugs” in the county.
Andrew Durdy was being investigated for his dealings by the county’s anti-drug team in 2022. During that investigation, officials said they intercepted three mail packages from California that contained fentanyl. At the time, Durdy was also selling fentanyl to undercover agents, the DA’s office said. As a result, approximately 5,800 fentanyl tablets were seized.
But that number was “a conservative number,” Assistant District Attorney Michael Piraglia said at Durdy’s sentencing hearing.
“Any one of those pills could have killed someone,” Piraglia said. , will not tolerate this type of behavior.”
Dhadi was sentenced to 40 years by the state’s Department of Corrections on Dec. 21, the DA’s office said late last week. His sentence came about two months after he pleaded guilty to two of his charges related to drug seizures.
Last October, the county’s Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it had dismantled a drug lord suspected of transporting counterfeit M-30 pills containing methamphetamine and fentanyl in the area.
according toIn the course of its investigation, authorities found more than 65,000 counterfeit M-30 tablets containing fentanyl and over 34 pounds of stimulants.
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