Dark Web Dealers Jailed for Selling Elephant Tranquilizers As Oxycodone Pills
Two men from Waverly, Iowa, were sentenced to more than 11 years in a federal prison in total after being caught selling carfentanil and cyclopropyl fentanyl pills on the dark web as prescription oxycodone pills.
Evan Paul Sage and Cameron James Lensmeyer, both age 20, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute carfentanil and marijuana, with Sage also pleading guilty to an extra count of “possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.”
The law enforcement team that searched their Cedar Falls residence during June 2017 were able to seize “over 800 blue pills that appeared to be prescription oxycodone pills, over $20,000 in cash, over 30 grams of cocaine, over 600 grams of marijuana, and a loaded .32 caliber handgun.”
According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force who investigated their cases, during further testing on a later date, the investigators found out that most of the oxycodone pills contained carfentanil a narcotic k… (read more)