Police: 3 Students Had Thousands of Fentanyl Pills on Campus

The opioid crisis has gripped communities across the U.S.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students were arrested Wednesday for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her. San Luis, Arizona, police say 18-year-old Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal had three plastic bags with over 3,200 blue fentanyl pills on her. The pills have an estimated street value of up to $48,000. Hernandez-Madrigal and the other student, Alessandra Cardenas-Hernandez, 18, face several drug…

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