MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Protection Division mentioned Tuesday that troopers discovered over 1.83 million fentanyl drugs at a stash home within the border metropolis of Tijuana.
The division mentioned in an announcement that troopers staked out the home Sunday after authorities acquired a tip that the positioning was getting used for drug trafficking.
After acquiring a search warrant, troopers discovered the almost 2 million artificial opioid drugs and 880 kilos (400 kilograms) of meth on the home, the assertion mentioned. No arrests had been made.
Mexican cartels have used the border metropolis to press fentanyl into counterfiet drugs. They then smuggle these drugs into the USA.
The raid produced one of many largest seizures of fentanyl in Mexico in latest months and got here solely at some point earlier than President Andrés Manuel López Obrador claimed that fentanyl isn’t made in Mexico. He made that assertion in feedback arguing that fentanyl is the USA’ drawback, not Mexico’s.