Fentanyl-laced flyers found on law enforcement vehicles in Houston

fentanyl flyers Harris County

HOUSTON (KXAN) — A sergeant with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office was treated at the hospital after touching a flyer that had fentanyl on it. 

HCSO says the flyers were placed on the windshields of several department vehicles Tuesday afternoon at its office on Lockwood Drive in east Houston. 

KPRC reports the sergeant took the flyer off her vehicle and headed home but felt ill while she was en route. The sergeant drove herself to the hospital where she was treated and released within a few hours.

The flyers have a logo with the website TargetedJustice.com. The flyer starts with the message that reads: The FBI is lying to you. The flyer goes on to talk about the FBI watch list and how people are being tortured with “microwaves and gangstalking.” 

Another side of the flyer shows you how to detect the microwave being used to track people. 

Only one department employee is reported to have touched it. In a tweet, the agency is asking if anyone sees the flyers to not touch them. 

Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said in a news conference that his office is till trying to determine if deputies were targeted and if there are any more flyers that have been placed elsewhere.

Law enforcement agencies across the country have changed their protocol on how they handle fentanyl. The dangerous drug can get into the body just through contact with the skin.

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