Along with the fentanyl, which is enough to kill 14 million people, police also seized 30 kilograms of heroin, and five kilograms of cocaine in what has amounted to Virginia’s largest drug bust in 15 years.
“This opioid crisis is not an issue that is happening someplace else, or to someone else. It’s happening right here in Norfolk,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
“We’re not talking about $500 and $600 deals, we’re talking hundreds of thousands of dollars. You know, $20,000 in the trunk of somebody’s car in a gym bag, you know, behind a local restaurant.”