Hall County

Drug agents seize $172K worth of fentanyl at Georgia package delivery hub

HALL COUNTY, Ga. — Agents found a package with the deadly drug fentanyl at a package delivery hub in Hall County.

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Authorities conducted an “open-air-search” on the package Thursday with the help of a narcotics detection K9.

The package weighed around 575 grams, and included about $172,000 worth of fentanyl tablets, the release states.


Authorities caught the package during a routine check at the hub in Gainesville.

The package came from California and was headed to Oakwood.

So far, no arrests have been made.

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According to Hall County Sheriff’s Office, agents have found methamphetamine and marijuana in past searches, but this was the first package that contained fentanyl.