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Thousands of fentanyl pills off the street from Mountlake Terrace drug bust

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., August 22, 2023Seattle Police Department Narcotics Detectives recovered over two thousand grams of fentanyl powder and fentanyl pills in a Mountlake Terrace residence. 

SPD detectives in conjunction with federal partners at Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) completed a narcotics operation where they served two search warrants for residences involved in drug trafficking in the North King County and South Snohomish regions.  

Detectives connected these drug trafficking organizations to aiding the narcotics activity plaguing the Northgate and Lake City communities.   

During the two warrant searches, police recovered the following: 

  • 2962.1 grams Fentanyl Powder (approximately 6.5 pounds) 
  • 2907.2 grams Fentanyl Pills (approximately 30,000 pills) 
  • Approximately 8.4 grams of heroin 
  • Approximately $46,000 US currency 
  • One set of heavy plate body armor 
  • One seized vehicle
Mountlake Terrace fentanyl
Confiscated illegal drugs from bust on August 15, 2023. SOURCE: Seattle Police Department

SOURCE: Seattle Police Department

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