A two-year investigation into narcotics dealing in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles has resulted in 50 arrests and the seizure of various quantities of drugs, including more than 46,000 fentanyl pills, authorities said Friday, Dec. 3.
The multi-agency operation included personnel from the Los Angeles Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration, and targeted those responsible for “sales and distribution of narcotics in the Skid Row area, primarily to the homeless population,” the LAPD said in a statement.
“Many of the individuals living in the Skid Row area are also narcotics users,” according to an LAPD statement. “The street dealers prey on the homeless when they receive their public assistance at the beginning of the month. It is well known that gang members