Texas Drug Dealers Charged with Murder After Selling Fentanyl-Laced Pills to Teen

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Two men are facing charges of murder under a new Texas law after allegedly selling an 18-year-old laced fentanyl. Jovan Cortez Ortiz, a young man battling drug addiction, tragically lost his life after a relapse. His family described him as an amazing son with a bright future ahead of him, highlighting the devastating impact of his sudden death. Cortez Ortiz’s father, John Ortiz, revealed that his son had been on the …

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Verdict Reached in Trial for Killing of Man Selling Jordans in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Michigan – A man has been found guilty of the murder of another man who was attempting to sell a pair of Jordans. The shooting occurred during a meeting to conduct the sale. The incident highlights the dangers that can arise from online transactions and private sales. The guilty verdict serves as a reminder of the potential risks involved in these types of transactions. The victim, a 24-year-old man, arranged a meeting to sell …

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Altoona Man Sentenced 6-20 Years for Selling Drugs Leading to Fatal Overdose

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. – An Altoona man has been sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for selling drugs that led to the fatal overdose of a young man in his downtown apartment. Timothy James Tombs, 50, pleaded guilty to drug delivery resulting in the death of 28-year-old Philip L. Nicolini. The judge imposed the negotiated sentence on Friday, holding Tombs accountable for his role in Nicolini’s tragedy. Tombs sold $100 worth of heroin to …

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White Bear Township Man Sentenced to 180 Days in Jail for Selling Fentanyl Pills Causing Fatal Overdose

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A man from White Bear Township has been sentenced to 180 days in the Hennepin County jail and five years of probation after admitting to selling pills containing fentanyl that led to a woman’s fatal overdose. Jesse Russell Lietzau, 26, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in connection with the death of 25-year-old Kailey Caspersen in a Richfield hotel room on May 16, 2021. He was sentenced on Thursday. According to prosecutors, Lietzau …

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