Get updates delivered to you daily. Free and customizable.
KOIN 6 News
Drug trafficker sentenced to more than 12 years for 2021 fatal overdose in Hillsboro
By Andrew Foran,
PORTLAND, Ore. ( KOIN ) — A drug trafficker was sentenced to federal prison after a Hillsboro fatal overdose in 2021.
According to court documents, Gerardo Corrales-Aragon, 30, transported counterfeit pills from California to Oregon and those pills were taken by a 25-year-old who suffered a fatal overdose on February 3, 2021.
Later that month, authorities arrested Corrales-Aragon at a local hotel where they found 4,000 fentanyl pills, six pounds of methamphetamine and a loaded 9mm pistol, prosecutors said.