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Yuma man arrested with M30 pills with Fentanyl

Yuma. Arizona- On Monday, February 5, 2024, at approximately 6:50 AM, the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force (YCNTF) – which is a multi-agency task force, comprised of officers and agents from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO), Homeland Security Investigations, and Border Patrol – along with additional YCSO Deputies served a narcotics search warrant at a residence in the 10600 Block of S. William Street in Wellton, AZ.

With the assistance of YCSO K-9 “Aisha”, the search of the residence and property led to the discovery of approximately 973 multi-colored counterfeit M30 pills containing Fentanyl with an estimated street value of $2,919 dollars, 10.2 grams of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $204.00 dollars, and items of paraphernalia indicative of street sales.

The suspect of the search warrant, Erik Klapp, 39, of Wellton, AZ, was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for Possession of Narcotics for Sale, Possession of a Narcotic, Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, and numerous counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

These counterfeit pills, referred to as «skittles» or «rainbow» pills, can contain a lethal dose of pressed fentanyl for someone of any age. It is important for parents to talk with children about the facts and dangers of drugs. Practice with them on ways to turn down or avoid drugs when faced with pressure to try them. Need help starting the conversation? Visit https://talknowaz.com/ or https://drugfree.org/prevention-and-taking-action-early/.

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public to call (928) 783-4427 to report any suspected drug activity or visit our website at www.yumacountysheriff.org to submit an anonymous tip.