March 2, 2018 – In Breaking News – CNN
A home in a quiet Westchester County, New York, neighborhood was hiding enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said.
Federal agents found five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin Friday when they raided a fentanyl mill operating out of a home in Ardsley, the DEA said.
(Five people have been arrested at what federal authorities say was a fentanyl and heroin mill operating out of a suburban residential home in Westchester County. Courtesy of Eyewitness News ABC7NY and YouTube. Posted on Mar 2, 2019.)
Five people who were arrested during the raid are facing several drug charges.
Braulio Mata, 31; Jose Garcia, 44; and 20-year-old Yarly Mendoza-Delorbe were charged with conspiracy and drug possession.
Another suspect, Ramon Aracena Alfe, 47, is facing a possession charge.
The fifth person, 32-year-old Dionell Duarte Hernandez, has been charged with possession and resisting arrest, officials said.
The group began renting the home a few months ago and neighbors had noticed several vehicles coming and going, CNN affiliate News 12 Westchester reported.
(Five people were arrested in a bust of an alleged heroin and fentanyl mill in Ardsley, Westchester County. The drugs seized in the home have a street value of up to $6.5 million. Courtesy of PIX11 News and YouTube. Posted on Mar 1, 2019.)
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