So far in 2023, the death of 10 people has been linked to the use of fentanyl in Sonora, and the authorities have been able to identify that in the municipalities of Guaymas, San Luis Río Colorado, Nogales and Hermosillo are the main cities where it has been reported. the sale and consumption.
The delegate of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) in Sonora, Francisco Sergio Méndez, stated that data from the Sonora State Attorney General’s Office have confirmed, through autopsies, the death of these 10 young people who had used fentanyl.
He said that three days ago that entity managed to confiscate 149,000 fentanyl pills between Navojoa and Huatabampo, in addition to the fact that there are people arrested for this type of crime, although he did not disclose the number of folders and people arrested for these events.
He insisted that in order to curb the consumption of these and other drugs, in addition to institutional efforts, those of families must be added.
“Parents, watch your children, where they go and what they do, because they are consuming narcotics and it happens at night, you have to see them, you have to support them but take care that they do not have enough to buy them.”
He estimated that the risk of consumption is latent because Sonora is a transfer route for weapons, drugs, and people, thus highlighting recent seizures such as the one on May 21, where about one and a half tons of methamphetamine was immobilized in a loaded trailer. of onion to the south of the entity.
Although they also managed to secure 1,425 kg of methamphetamine on Federal Highway number 15, among others that have occurred in the last six months of the year.