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Motor vehicle violation leads to fentanyl bust in Waterford

A motor vehicle violation in Waterford led to the seizure of hundreds of bags of fentanyl.
A motor vehicle violation in Waterford led to the seizure of hundreds of bags of fentanyl.(Waterford police)
Published: Apr. 25, 2022 at 11:25 AM EDT
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WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) - A motor vehicle violation in Waterford led to the seizure of hundreds of bags of fentanyl.

According to police, an officer stopped the driver of a car over the weekend.

The officer ended up finding 520 bags of fentanyl and a little less than $100 in cash.

Police seized the drugs.

“This is a dangerous substance,” Waterford police said. “We caution the public and our officers when they come in contact with it.”

Police said the town recently held a forum on fentanyl.

“It’s important for you all to know it’s out there, at times in large quantities,” they said.