February 23rd – A couple in Arizona recently bought a doll for their daughter from a thrift store.
While cleaning the plush toy, they accidentally found that there were more than 5,000 tablets of fentanyl hidden in it.
According to the New York Daily News on the 22nd, the Phoenix, Arizona Police Department said in a statement that the couple bought the plush toy in a thrift store last week and were going to give it to the child after cleaning it.
However, they found a sandwich bag from the toy, which contained more than 5,000 pieces of fentanyl.
The two immediately called the police and handed over the drugs to the police.
On February 20, Phoenix police praised the couple’s approach on social media and advised parents to follow suit, “for the safety of your family, please check all items that have been opened and used.”
According to the data of the U.S. Drug Addiction Treatment Center, the average market price of each tablet of fentanyl is about $40.