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Semi-truck in Nogales found with 1 million fentanyl pills, officials say

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized the massive amounts of drugs at the Port of Nogales on Saturday.
Credit: Twitter screenshot

NOGALES, Ariz. — More than 1 million fentanyl pills were part of a large drug seizure on Saturday.

Along with the fentanyl, more than 100 pounds of cocaine were among the illegal substances found in an 18-wheeler at the Port of Nogales. Port Director Michael W. Humphries shared details about the seizure on Twitter.

Photos in the tweet posted by Humphries show the various drugs located in trap doors under the trailer and seats of the semi truck.

The floor of the truck was found with approx 300,000 pills, 2 pounds of fentanyl powder, 13 pounds of heroin and 10 pounds of cocaine.

EN ESPAÑOL: Descubren 1 millón de píldoras de fentanilo en un camión semirremolque en Nogales, dicen autoridades

No additional details on the incident were immediately released. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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