OC DA: Enough fentanyl to kill 12 million people found in home, vehicle of Fullerton man

A 60-calendar year-outdated male faces quite a few drug charges just after authorities say sufficient fentanyl to destroy 12 million persons was discovered in his Fullerton residence.

Alfonso Gomez-Santana was charged Friday with a felony count of sale or transport of a managed substance and two felony counts of possession of sale with intent to sell, in accordance to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office environment.


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Gomez-Santana was pulled in excess of close to South Lemon Road and Orangethorpe Avenue Wednesday and arrested soon after officers uncovered four kilos of fentanyl in his car or truck, authorities reported. According to the district attorney’s officials, look for of his dwelling in Fullerton turned up 20 more kilos of fentanyl, $250,000 in fentanyl tablets, and 122 grams of methamphetamine.

As minor as 2 milligrams of fentanyl can be deadly, and the quantity that Gomez-Santana claimed was sufficient to kill 12 million men and women, nearly four occasions the inhabitants of Orange County, officials mentioned.

“It is unconscionable that another person who has the skill to destroy 12 million men and women is facing just a handful of many years in jail,” Orange County District Legal professional Todd Spitzer stated in a assertion.

Gomez-Santana is getting held on more than $3 million bail and is scheduled to make his up coming court look on July 5. If convicted as charged, he faces a greatest sentence of 6 decades and 8 months in jail.