arizona parents discover over 5,000 fentanyl pills in toy

Arizona Parents Discover Over 5,000 Fentanyl Pills In Child’s Toy

Parents were shocked when they discovered a sandwich bag filled with pills in their daughter’s new toy.

The toy, a Glo Worm, was found at thrift store in Phoenix, Arizona.

arizona parents discover over 5,000 fentanyl pills in toy
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“[The parents] cleaned and washed the toy before they let her play with it.”

But when they did, they discovered something alarming:

They “found a sandwich bag with over 5,000 pills believed to be fentanyl,” Phoenix Police said in a statement.

arizona parents discover over 5,000 fentanyl pills in toy
CREDIT: PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT

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The Phoenix Police Department confirmed that the “markings on the pills were consistent with fentanyl.”

The statement on social media praised the parents for turning over “the dangerous drugs” to the department.

“Remember, please inspect all opened and used items for your family’s safety,” The Phoenix Police added.

arizona parents discover over 5,000 fentanyl pills in toy
CREDIT: PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT

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It should be noted that Fentanyl is very powerful drug.

Addiction expert and founder of Origins Behavioral Healthcare, Ben Levenson, previously shared withPEOPLE just how potent the drug is.

“It’s very, very powerful. 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine and 25 to 50 times more potent than heroin. Depending on the grade, about 40 times more potent than heroin.”

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