Undercover buys started back in July, led to coordinated pre-dawn raids in Missouri, Illinois.
Scott Weldon pleaded guilty in May to a charge of distributing heroin resulting in the death of David Roth.
The DEA is seeking a nationwide ban on the sale and possession of the product.
Police and sheriff’s departments in states that produce much of the nation’s methamphetamine have made a sudden retreat in the war on meth.
Spike in overdose deaths; victims young, white men.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-A more than year-long investigation into drug trafficking in north St. Louis’ Penrose Neighborhood, has led to federal drug, weapon and money laundering charges against 19 people, involved in three separate conspiracies.