Placer County Deputy and K9 Seize 60,000 Tablets of Suspected Fentanyl

Placer County Deputy and K9 Seize 60,000 Tablets of Suspected Fentanyl
Above: K9 Deputy Ruger and seized suspected fentanyl | Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and K9 Deputy Ruger recently made two arrests and confiscated tens of thousands of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop.

According to a press release by the Sheriff’s Office, deputies conducted a traffic stop at the Rocklin Road exit in Placer County on the afternoon of Thursday, November 17th. During a sniff test of the vehicle, K-9 Ruger reportedly alerted to the passenger side of the vehicle.

The deputy checked the passenger side and discovered a duffle bag containing around 60,000 blue tablets of suspected fentanyl.

Both occupants of the vehicle — Jorge Vega and Oscar Silvas, both age 30 — were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and transportation of a controlled substance.

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