SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — It’s been three months since California Freeway Patrol launched its fentanyl operation in San Francisco. We’re studying how a lot of the lethal drug that the company has collected within the metropolis.
CHP recovered 15,000 grams of fentanyl, which is about 34 kilos — sufficient to just about wipe out the complete Bay Space.
“The massive quantity to have a look at right here is that’s about 7.7 million deadly doses for an grownup human being,” stated CHP Officer Andrew Barclay.
Barclay, who’s with CHP’s Golden Gate Division, says that’s how a lot fentanyl was seized in san francisco over the past 90 days.
Officers say it takes simply two milligrams of fentanyl for an individual to overdose.
“The inhabitants for the Bay Space in 2018 was 7.75 million individuals so we’re sufficient fentanyl to cowl the complete Bay Space or to make it somewhat smaller if we’re Levi’s Stadium that’s sufficient fentanyl to cowl Levi’s Stadium 112 instances over,” Barclay stated.
This week, the San Francisco Police Division made a drug bust within the metropolis’s Tenderloin district,
Photographs despatched to KRON4 present officers within the space of Larkin and McCallister. At a city corridor hosted by NewsNation, Supervisor Matt Dorsey in contrast town’s fentanyl issues to the aids disaster.
CHP officers and the Nationwide Guard have been working in San Francisco to deal with the fentanyl disaster — a part of the “Operation San Francisco Secure Streets” launched in Could.
That was a plan authorized by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
In response to CHP, the most recent statistics on this system’s progress embrace simply fentanyl alone and don’t embrace different medicine seized on this ongoing operation. Meantime, CHP and SFPD’s partnership will proceed to deal with eradicating as many of those medicine from the streets as they’ll.