Renton Police confiscate $735,000 worth of drugs and cash

Among the confiscated items were 10,000 confirmed fentanyl pills.

Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)

Box full of fentanyl pills (courtesy of Renton Police Department)

On May 27th, Renton Police Department’s Special Enforcement Team served 3 search warrants. As a result of the search warrants, a street value of $735,000 in drugs were seized and taken off the streets.

Among the confiscated items and substances was 4 kilograms of cocaine, 1 pound of crystal meth, a gun, $19,000 in cash and 10,000 fentanyl pills, according to a Facebook post from RPD.

Fentanyl can be up to 50 times stronger than morphine.

RPD’s Special Enforcement Team had assistance from the Valley SWAT team, made up of several officers and agencies across the Valley region and the entire Renton PD Direct Enforcement Team.

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