100 Pounds of Fentanyl Seized in Baja California

100 Pounds of Fentanyl

Police in Mexico seize massive amount of fentanyl

So far, California has not seen a surge in overdose deaths because of the relative scarcity of fentanyl. Now, it appears that trend is threatening to change in 2018.

As reported by ABC News, Mexican police found a multi-drug shipment that included an astonishing 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms) of the synthetic opioid fentanyl in a vehicle near the city of Ensenada in Baja California, officials said Thursday.

Fentanyl can be fatal in doses of just a few milligrams. To put the size of the haul in perspective, a seizure last year of 4.5 pounds (2 kilograms) of fentanyl in Columbus, Ohio, was said by prosecutors to be enough to potentially kill the entire population of the city of 860,000 people.

Police arrested a man who was driving an SUV stuffed with the drugs near Ensenada. The drugs were so bulky they were stuffed into a pile of sacks that filled the rear of the vehicle.

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