Photo credit: New Hampshire State Police Forensic Lab. The vials contain enough of each drug to kill an adult male.
News from Metro Nashville Police Department…
A continuing investigation into fentanyl distribution in the Nashville area during May and June has resulted in the seizure of 5.5 pounds of fentanyl, a kilogram press machine, two money counting machines and $5,956 cash.
Detectives this afternoon arrested three persons in the parking lot of a Nolensville Pike auto parts store after witnessing a transaction involving 2.2 pounds of fentanyl. [Two individuals, one of them from Washington state,] are alleged to have come to the parking lot to sell fentanyl to [a Nashville man].
A search warrant executed at [the Nashville man’s] home led to the recovery of the cash, a pistol and the two money counting machines. A search warrant executed at a Sumner County apartment that served as a stash location led to the recovery of more than three pounds of fentanyl, the kilogram press, items used to cut and mix with fentanyl, and another pistol. …
Dangerous fentanyl has been found combined with street drugs including methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and marijuana. A tiny amount of fentanyl can kill.
Alright people, 3 milligrams of fentanyl can kill an adult man. Police seized enough in this bust to kill 800,000 people. That’s like all of Davidson County and more!
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