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Police: Man swallows opioids, comes to US, gets busted

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LORAIN —  Lorain Police and several law enforcement agencies arrested a man trafficking more than 400 grams of suspected opioids including Fentanyl in his body July 14, according to a news release. 

Lorain and Elyria police Narcotics Units, Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lorain County High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas conducted a search warrant at Journey Inn Motel at 888 Lorain Boulevard. The search was part of an investigation of an international drug trafficking ring. Officers arrested the man—who has yet to be identified—and found that he had swallowed more than 40 smaller packages of the drugs he had swallowed before entering the U.S., according to the release.

 

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