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Traffic stop on I-94 results in seizure of three kilograms of fentanyl

Photo of seized fentanyl courtesy of Michigan State Police

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich.—Michigan State Police on Thursday seized three kilograms of fentanyl during a traffic stop on I-94.

According to police, troopers stopped a vehicle occupied by a man and a woman from California on I-94 in Van Buren County and were given consent to search the vehicle.

Troopers found the packaged drugs hidden in the vehicle, according to Michigan State Police.

The 23-year-old male driver was found to be responsible for the drugs and he was arrested, police said.

Police released the female passenger after she gave a statement.

State police said that three kilograms of fentanyl is equal to about three million doses.

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