Dec 01, 2023

KBI: Police seize 60,000 fentanyl pills, 59 pounds of meth

Posted Dec 01, 2023 3:00 AM

SEDGWICK COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s (KBI) Joint Fentanyl Impact Team announced they made a major seizure of illegal drugs, according to a media release from the agency.

On Wednesday, intelligence was developed related to the movement of illicit drugs into Kansas. On, Thursday, the KBI, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and Drug Enforcement Administration executed four search warrants at two residences in south Wichita and one residence in northwest Wichita. As a result of the investigation around 60,000 fentanyl pills (weighing 13 pounds), 59 pounds of methamphetamine, and 4.2 pounds of fentanyl powder were seized. 

At this time the suspects have not been arrested. The cases will be presented to county and federal prosecutors for consideration of charges.