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Fentanyl seizure numbers on pace to surpass 'record shattering' number

Early last week, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen released the fentanyl seizure numbers for the first quarter of 2024.

The numbers were alarming.

According to Knudsen, the six Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task forces seized a total of 163,184 dosage units of fentanyl in Montana compared to 65,142 during the same time period in 2023.

The total dosage units seized in 2023 were 398,000; 188,823 were seized in 2022, and 60,557 in 2021.

"We're on pace to far surpass last year's record-shattering number of fentanyl seizures. While I'm glad anti-drug task forces are succ...

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