How Much Fentanyl Did The MSP Find In Paw Paw Traffic Stop?
The Michigan State Police made a record-breaking fentanyl bust in Paw Paw Michigan during a routine traffic stop, how much fentanyl did they seize?
What Is Fentanyl?
Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent. Fentanyl is a prescription drug that is used for treating severe pain, typically advanced cancer pain.
When a patient is prescribed fentanyl, they can receive a shot, a patch that is put on a person's skin, or even lozenges that are similar to cough drops.
How Is Fentanyl Used Illegally?
Drug dealers often make their own fentanyl in laboratories and disguise it as a pill like Oxycodone or other prescription drugs. Some people snort fentanyl in powder form, it can be dropped on blotter paper similar to LSD, and it can be put in eye droppers and even nasal sprays.
Michigan State Police Make Record-Breaking Fentanyl Bust in Paw Paw
So how much fentanyl did the Michigan State Police confiscate during a traffic stop in Paw Paw? 4 kilos of fentanyl were discovered in a duffle bag that led to 2 more kilos being found at a different location.
According to FOX 17, an MSP trooper spotted a vehicle in Paw Paw Township on I-94 that had a cracked windshield and was making improper lane changes which led to a traffic stop.
The 25-year-old driver of the vehicle from California consented to a vehicle search which led to the fentanyl discovery in the duffel bag.
What is The Street Value of 6 Kilos of Fentanyl?
If 1 kilogram of fentanyl can be transformed into half a million pills with a street value of $9,000,000, 6 kilograms of fentanyl has a street value is $54,000,000.