1,700+ grams of fentanyl recovered by Milwaukee police

Police recovered more than 1,700 grams of fentanyl at Milwaukee residence

Police in Milwaukee's District 4 executed a search warrant at a residence on W. Bobolink Avenue just east of N. Teutonia Avenue on Monday, June 21 – and recovered more than 1,700 grams of fentanyl. 

The large recovery has a street value of roughly $140,000, officials tell FOX6 News. It was part of an ongoing illegal firearm and narcotics investigation by Milwaukee police. 

Officials say the recovery of this deadly drug potentially saved the lives of thousands of people. 

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