Florida Authorities Seize Enough Fentanyl to Kill 4 Million People
Florida authorities shut down a fentanyl operation and seized more than eight kilograms of the drug—enough to kill more than four million people—the state attorney general’s office announced on Wednesday.
According to Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office, the drug trafficking organization used the U.S. Postal Service to order fentanyl from California.
The investigation of the fentanyl trafficking operation, dubbed Operation Lucky 777s, began in July, after narcotics investigators received a tip about large amounts of narcotics being sold in Clay County.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution, the USPS, and the Florida Highway Patrol were involved in the investigation, which resulted in the seizure of 8.35 kilograms of fentanyl, 1.36 kilograms of cocaine, 2.38 kilograms of methamphetamine. Other items were also seized, including 30 firearms among which were assault rifles, handguns, and ghost guns. There was also $183,000 in cash seized….
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