YCSO K-9 makes big fentanyl find during traffic stop

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

Daniel Antonio Guzman Perez (Courtesy: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)

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