Authorities seized more than 100 pounds of fentanyl in the city of San Bernardino on Thursday, officials said.
During a traffic stop, investigators found “evidence that led to a search warrant” for a home in the 200 block of East 9th Street, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement. hurry.
Investigators seized 104 pounds of fentanyl pills, 5 ounces of methamphetamine and a firearm from the car and home, authorities said.
According to public health and law enforcement experts, fentanyl – a substance 100 times stronger than morphine and 50 times stronger than heroin – is increasingly disguised as prescription pills or added to other drugs.
No further information about the drug seizure has been released as an investigation into the incident is ongoing, officials said.
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