Silver Belt | Drugs, weapons seized after pair of Payson traffic stops; four arrested

Rose Itzcovitz
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Courtesy photo/AZDPS Authorities seized approximately 10 pounds of suspected fentanyl pills, and three handguns, from a vehicle in Payson on August 10; two men were arrested.

Within a week in August, two Wisconsin men and two California women were arrested in separate drug-related incidents in Payson. Between them, according to law enforcement, the four were carrying more than 30 pounds of suspected fentanyl – in one case with a reported street value of approximately $1.5 million.

In the first incident, on State Route 87 on the evening of the 10th, Arizona Department of Public Safety…


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