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69,000 pounds of the lethal opioid fentanyl and 573 pounds of methamphetamine have been seized by Mexican officials near the U.S. border in Arizona.

The Mexican cartels are notoriously trafficking the deadly narcotic into the U.S. thus fueling a spike in opioid overdose deaths in recent years.

To learn more about the cartels’ illicit trafficking of fentanyl fueling an epidemic in our country click here.

The area where the seizure took place is largely controlled by Sinaloa cartel and its affiliates.

The following are a series of developments posted by @robertrarce on Twitter. Follow him there for updates.