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: Overnight Closure Planned For Pa. Turnpike Between Allegheny Valley And Monroeville Exits
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: More Than 240 Runners Complete 150-Mile Relay From Pittsburgh To Maryland On Great Allegheny Passage
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: Judge Refuses To Seal Records And Proceedings In Custody Case Involving U.S. Senate Candidate Sean Parnell
The investigation is still ongoing.