Truck driver had no clue they were hauling heroin, fentanyl and more through Georgia

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. — A truck driver had no idea they were hauling potentially deadly drugs through Georgia, according to investigators. The Georgia Department of Public Safety posted on Facebook the truck was pulled over for following too closely to another vehicle in Peach County.

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The truck was hauling several storage units. The officer had a narcotics detection K9 walk around the truck. The K9 alerted on one of the storage units the truck was carrying.

Investigators searched the unit and say they found five grams of suspected pure fentanyl, two grams of heroin, five dried opium poppy flowers, and a small bag filled with opium poppy seeds for cultivation.

Investigators say the driver had no connection and the drugs were seized for destruction.


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