Monday, May 28, 2018

$6 million in drugs seized in Florida Bust

Florida deputies seized $6 million worth of fentanyl and nearly $1 million in heroin in the largest seizure of the drugs in Okaloosa County's history. Fifteen arrests were the result of "Operation PayDirt" in Okaloosa County in Florida’s Panhandle after a 10-month investigation.

Authorities found 3.5 kilograms of heroin, 766 grams of fentanyl, a pill press, hundreds of diet pills, 45 grams of MDMA, and numerous weapons. Kevin Powell Jr., 33, was the head of the local operation.