YAVAPAI COUNTY, Ariz. - Officials with the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office say one of their K-9s was involved in a massive fentanyl bust on June 2.
According to a statement posted onto its Facebook page on June 4, the bust happened during a traffic stop.
"During the traffic stop, the deputies noticed some inconsistencies while speaking with the driver," read a portion of the statement. "The deputy's dog alerted on the vehicle and inside they discovered several packages of what appeared to be 22 pounds of powdered fentanyl."
(Courtesy: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
Officials estimate the fentanyl seized during the traffic stop could make five to 10 million fentanyl pills.
The driver, identified as 21-year-old Daniel Antonio Guzman Perez, is accused of various drug-related offenses, including transportation of narcotic drugs and sales of narcotic drugs.
Daniel Antonio Guzman Perez (Courtesy: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
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