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K-9 Assists Law Enforcement in Drug Bust in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) – Tucson police have released information about a recent drug bust that involved a police dog.

According to the TPD, members of the Counter Narcotics Alliance (CNA) Mid-Level Transportation Group conducted an operation on Interstate 19 on June 20.

They were looking for vehicles transporting illegal drugs.

During the operation, detectives stopped a 2006 Ford F150.

K-9 Zoe then received a report of narcotics being present, at which point detectives applied for and obtained a search warrant for the vehicle.

During the investigation, detectives found several tables in the truck.

When they inspected the tables, they found more than 275,000 counterfeit fentanyl pills, four pounds of cocaine and nearly two pounds of heroin.

The driver, an underage female, has been arrested. The investigation is ongoing to identify other people involved.

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