|The DEA found Joseph through his contact with an inmate at the medium security Drummond Institution in Drummondville, Daniel Vivas Ceron. When Ceron's cell was searched, authorities found a cellphone and drug ledger that included Joseph's addresses. Ceron had used the contraband cell phone to sell the fentanyl, which was shipped by mail from labs in China.|
The Colombian had lived in Quebec since 1988 before being deported on 17 July 2015.
|Canada added W-18 to its controlled substance list as of June 1, 2016 and it is illegal to produce, possess, import, export or traffic in the drug.|
W-18 remains legal in the US.