Largest-Ever U.S. Border Seizure of Fentanyl
According to Reuters, U.S. border agents have seized 254 pounds of the opioid fentanyl that was hidden in a truck stopped while crossing into Arizona from Mexico.
This has been recorded as the largest single bust of fentanyl ever made at an American border checkpoint.
Fentanyl, is a synthetic opioid that is 100 times stronger than morphine, and can kill with a 2-milligram dose.
The drug has been blamed for fueling an opioid crisis in the United States.