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Manager at Bronx McDonald’s arrested for allegedly selling cocaine with fast food

Daily News - Want fries with that coke?

The night shift manager at a Bronx McDonald’s has been busted for serving up cocaine with fast food, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Frank Guerrero, 26, worked at the 24-hour McDonald's on Bruckner Blvd. by Morrison Ave. in Soundview for eight years. During that time, he often unlocked the doors to sell drugs in the middle of the night, prosecutors said.

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Enough Fentanyl to Kill 32M People Seized in Single NYC Bust: Prosecutors

NBC New York - Authorities confiscated nearly 195 pounds of fentanyl in a pair of busts that prosecutors said included one sting that netted 32 million lethal doses of the drug, an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin.

Four people were arrested after the busts in August and September that also netted 75 pounds of heroin and cocaine. Bridget G. Brennan, New York City's special narcotics prosecutor, said the busts come as overdose deaths hit an all-time high in New York's five boroughs in 2016.

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The U.S. Opioid Epidemic

Council on Foreign Relations - The United States is grappling with one of its worst-ever drug crises. More than six hundred people a week die from opioid-related overdoses, and some experts say the death toll may not peak for years. Meanwhile, millions more Americans suffer from opioid addiction.

The crisis has reached such a scale that, beyond the risks it poses to public health, it is becoming a drag on the economy and a threat to national security. Analysts say the problem started with the overprescription of legal pain medications, like oxycodone, but note that it has intensified in recent …

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