By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WOLF CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Police in Mercer County say they found about $1.8 million of fentanyl during a traffic stop.READ MORE: South Side Residents Fed Up With Violence, But Weary On New Restrictions
State police say troopers pulled over a car hauler with a California license plate for traffic violations on I-80 in Wolf Creek Township Tuesday.READ MORE: State Police In Kittanning Searching For Arson Suspect Following Reported Domestic Incident
Police say one of the vehicles, which was heading for New York, was searched. Inside, troopers say they found aftermarket hidden compartments.
Inside those hidden compartments, they allegedly found 10.3 kilograms, more than 22 pounds, of fentanyl. Police estimate that much fentanyl would go for $1.8 million on the street.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Investigate Shooting On Same Night South Side Traffic Pattern Began
The investigation is still ongoing.