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.