CBP seizes $4.3M in fentanyl in Ariz.

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UPDATED 3:20 PM PT – Saturday, August 27, 2022

Border patrol agents seized more than $4 million worth of fentanyl in Arizona.

On Friday, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that they discovered 340-packages of fentanyl pills during a vehicle stop near Gila Bend on Wednesday. The pills weighed in at 187-pounds.

Both the driver and the female passenger were arrested on drug charges. They were turned over to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

In a separate seizure in Coolidge, Arizona on Thursday, police arrested two-people in possession of more than $2.7 million worth of fentanyl.

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