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Scottsdale Police Traffic Stop Leads to $600,000 worth of Fentanyl Seizure

The Scottsdale Police Department made arrests during a traffic stop and seized 33.5 pounds of Fentanyl contraband worth $600,000.

During the early hours of April 7th, 2022, patrol officers conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation near Scottsdale Rd and McKellips Rd.

During the investigation, officers searched the vehicle and located 23 pounds of Fentanyl pills and 10.5 pounds of Fentanyl powder.  This amount of contraband has an estimated street value of $600,000.

The Scottsdale Police Department works with local, state, and federal agencies in the war against drugs.  We encourage all citizens to not consume anything that is not prescribed to them and to remember #onepillcankill. 

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Individual information about the suspects is being withheld due to the active investigation.


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City of Scottsdale - Police Department
8401 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 


General number/file a report: 480-312-5000
TDD - 480-312-5419

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