Police find 166,000 fentanyl pills stuffed inside spare tire
Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 11:49 PM MDT
PHOENIX, A.Z. (3TV/CBS 5/Gray News) - Phoenix police got quite the surprise during a drug bust on Wednesday.
Officers were working an illegal drug investigation near 27th Avenue and Bethany Home Road when they pried open a spare tire, revealing bags of pills stuffed inside.
Police say 166,000 fentanyl pills total were found hidden inside the tire.
20-year-old Alexa Magana was arrested in connection to the crime.
Magana was booked for possession and transportation of narcotic drugs for sale.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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