Steven Forcum of Lubbock receives 17.5 years for fentanyl distribution case

Steven Lawrence Forcum has been sentenced Friday to 17.5 years in a federal prison by United States District Court Judge Sam R. Cummings to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute furanyl fentanyl.

Grand jury indicts man shot, arrested during fentanyl drug bust

A man who was shot during a fentanyl drug raid on November 4, 2016 has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Warrant: Murder charges possible in deadly fentanyl overdoses

After three fentanyl drug raids in less than two weeks, new details have been revealed in the ongoing investigation of the drug sweeping the South Plains. According to a search warrant for the third raid, investigators have probable cause to believe that the distribution of this substance has resulted in approximately six deadly overdoses within the last three months. According to a police source, more charges could be added to those arrested in these raids that include m...

Police hold news conference on officer-involved shooting during fentanyl raid

A DEA hazmat team from Dallas cleaned up the scene of a fentanyl raid that led to an officer-involved shooting on Friday. One person was seriously injured in the shooting that happened in the 2200 block of 2nd Place. Officials with the Lubbock Police Department held a news conference at Noon to reveal new details in the case.

DEA hazmat team cleaning up scene of fentanyl raid that led to officer-involved shooting

One person was seriously injured in an officer-involved shooting in the 2200 block of 2nd Place on Friday.

KCBD Investigates: New information obtained in fentanyl drug raids

In May of 2016, the Lubbock Police Department learned from a confidential source that Jessica Holl, 28, and Jaime Robertson, 32, were being supplied with large amounts of Fentanyl provided by Sidney Caleb Lanier.

Father speaks out against fentanyl after son's overdose

The effects of fentanyl have brought a great amount of pain to a Hobbs man and his family this week, as they believe it was dealt to one of their own.

West Texas overdoses linked to drug 100 times more powerful than fentanyl

An animal tranquilizer 100 times more potent than the deadly fentanyl has shown up in victims of drug overdose deaths in Lubbock, according to Lubbock County Medical Examiner Dr. Sridjar Natarajan.

KCBD Investigates: Fentanyl warnings issued across the country

Fentanyl, in many cases, is not giving users a chance to become addicted, because it is killing them after just one use.

Lubbock drug counselor describes dangers of fentanyl

Cole Watts is now 10 years sober, but during his time battling addiction, he dabbled in various types of drugs, including fentanyl.

Wife of man jailed in fentanyl drug raid arrested, 3 children in CPS custody

The wife of a man arrested in Thursday's fentanyl drug raid in Lubbock has also been taken into custody and their three children are now in foster care. The Lubbock Police Department served warrants for multiple federal drug charges Thursday morning. The first raid happened at an apartment complex at 4901 4th Street, near Slide Road. The second raid happened at a house in the 5700 block of 154th Street.