Thursday, December 17, 2020

Huge fentanyl/weapons bust in Victoria, Lower Mainland

2 kg of fentanyl was among the drugs seized in Project Juliet in Victoria, along with 20 firearms and 1,000 rounds of ammunition. Seven pistols with silencers were also found. At the same time, cops in the Lower Mainland executed search warrants on three residences and two vehicles. One person was arrested. Police seized more than 10 kg of fentanyl, two kilograms of meth, a kilogram of ecstasy, $335,390 in cash and three luxury vehicles.

Fentanyl had a concentration ranging from 88 to 90 per cent. Fentanyl that had been prepared for distribution on the street was found to have a concentration of 13 per cent, which is highly toxic. 12 kg of fentanyl was seized overall, enough for over four million doses.
Cops peg the street value of the bust at over $30m.