GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Officials in Colorado uncovered more than 100,000 fentanyl pills in an abandoned suitcase on a passenger bus, authorities said Thursday.
In a news release, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office said it found the pills during a routine search of the bus on Thursday. The pills, weighing 22 pounds, have a street value of between $500,000 and $1 million, the sheriff’s office said.
Investigators from the Western Colorado Drug Task Force found the unclaimed suitcase, KKCO-TV reported.
No arrests were made as the suitcase was unclaimed, the sheriff’s office said.
It was unclear where the discovery was made.
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