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Director of a California Police Union Charged With Importing Opioids from International Locations

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Joanne Marian Segovia, the director of San Jose's Police Officers' Association for nearly 20 years, is facing federal charges for importing drugs from overseas and distributing them nationally.

Joanne reportedly had thousands of opioids in different forms, including high quantities of fentanyl and synthetic drugs imported into the United States. The drugs were supposedly disguised as chocolate candy, makeup, etc., and imported from countries in Asia and Europe. According to CNN, Segovia "Allegedly used her personal and office computers to order the opioids and made shipments using the union's UPS account."

She faces up to 20 years in prison and has been charged with an attempt to import valeryl fentanyl unlawfully, according to CNN.

This story will be updated.



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