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Feds seize more than 5 million in fentanyl from bus

Opodepe, Sonora — A check stop in Opodepe in the state of Sonora lead authorities to the discovery of 695 grams of fentanyl.

In a statement, the Ministry of National Defense said the finding was made by members of the army when bus luggage and packages were inspected via x-ray. Authorities found the drug hidden inside a computer case in a cardboard box of a courier package. The discovery was made on a commercial passenger bus that had left Guadalajara, Jalisco heading for Tijuana, Baja California.

The National Defense Secretariat said that the insured drug has an estimated market value of 5.2 million peso, noting “that activities of this criminal organization have been significantly affected.”