1,500 pounds of fentanyl seized in last 6 months

The Arizona Department of Public Safety says troopers have recovered more than 1,500 pounds of fentanyl and other drugs in the last six months. This includes a seizure from last week when troopers found nearly 29 pounds of fentanyl pills, 165 pounds of methamphetamine, 2 pounds of heroin, a pound of cocaine, five guns and more than $20,000 in cash.

California seizes record 62,000 pounds of fentanyl

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that operations supported by the California National Guard have resulted in the record seizure of 62,224 pounds of fentanyl in 2023, valued at about $649 million. 

Guns, ammo and drugs seized in southern AZ

Eighty weapons, 12,000 rounds of ammunition and heroin, meth and fentanyl were found inside a Tucson home and storage facility, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. Two people, 66-year-old Robert Stevenson and 53-year-old Brooke Smith, were arrested.

Over 500K fentanyl pills seized in Arizona

Over half a million fentanyl pills are off the streets after officials made a large drug bust. Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes announced the drug seizure, saying it happened during an investigation between Tempe Police and the Phoenix DEA. Special agents confiscated 525,000 fentanyl pills and more than $66,000.

Fentanyl seized during Eloy traffic stop: DPS

Troopers seized more than 200 pounds of fentanyl during a traffic stop along Interstate 10 in Eloy, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. DPS says the drugs were hidden inside duffel bags in a truck, which was headed for Phoenix.