Photo: scene from the drug site
Originally published as a Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“This morning, the Property Crimes Unit with the assistance of the SWAT team and the Drug Enforcement Agency served search warrants at multiple locations in the county regarding a large scale fentanyl operation.
During the investigation, detectives determined 29-year-old Michael Edwards of Salinas was involved in manufacturing and distributing counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl.
Detectives located a clandestine lab, precursor chemicals, ecstasy, MDMA, fentanyl, methamphetamine, thousands of pills, firearms and a large amount of cash.
Edwards was arrested for manufacturing, along with other drug and weapon related offenses.
If anyone has information regarding this case they are asked to call Detective Costa at 831-759-7289 or Sergeant David Vargas at 831-755-3771.”
Fentanyl operation stopped in Salinas was last modified: October 4th, 2021 by