DEA Seizes Enough Fentanyl to Kill 2 Million People in NY Raid - NBC New York

DEA Seizes Enough Fentanyl to Kill 2 Million People in NY Raid

Five people were also arrested in the Ardsley bust

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    DEA Seizes Enough Fentanyl to Kill 2 Million People in NY Raid
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    Suspects left to right: Mata, Garcia, Mendoza, Hernandez and Alfe

    What to Know

    • Fed have busted an alleged heroin and fentanyl mill in Westchester, arresting five people and seizing 5 kg of fentanyl and 6 kg of heroin

    • The fentanyl alone has the potency to kill nearly 2 million people, officials said

    • Authorities were dismantling the drug mill at the Euclid Avenue address in Ardsley

    Feds and local police busted an alleged heroin and fentanyl mill inside a Westchester, New York home Friday morning, seizing enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people, officials said. 

    Authorities arrested five people, and seized five kilograms of fentanyl and six kilograms of heroin when a Drug Enforcement Administration task force executed a search warrant at a Euclid address in Ardsley, officials said.

    The fentanyl alone has the potency to kill nearly 2 million people, DEA Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan said. 

    The DEA task force, comprised of federal and local law enforcement agencies, dismantled the heroin mill. 

    Braulio Mata, 31; Jose Garcia, 44; and Yarly Mendoza-Delorbe, 20, who all lived at the Euclid Avenue address, were arrested, along with 47-year-old Ramon Aracena Alfe of Mount Vernon and 32-year-old Dionell Duarte Hernandez. Attorney information wasn't immediately available. 

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