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Border Patrol: Fentanyl found in fish cooler

Fentanyl pills were reportedly found in a cooler full of fish.
Fentanyl pills were reportedly found in a cooler full of fish.(US Border Patrol)
Published: Sep. 30, 2021 at 5:02 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Authorities are investigating after, they say, they made a fishy discovery at the 1-19 Immigration Checkpoint.

According to US Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, agents seized more than 17 pounds of fentanyl concealed in a cooler full of fish.

It appears the fentanyl pills were hidden in the liner of the cooler.

Border Patrol Agents say the case was turned over to the DEA in Phoenix.

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