Police Seize More Than 4,500 Pills In Dearborn Drug Bust

WWJ News
October 11, 2019 - 8:39 am

photo: Michigan State Police


DEARBORN (WWJ) - Police say a major drug bust in Dearborn led to thousands of prescription pills from being distributed on the street. 

The drugs were found on Thursday when the Michigan State Police Metro Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted a search warrant in the east end of Dearborn.

More than 4,500 pills were recovered including oxycodone, hydrocodone, benzodiazepine, amphetamine, and a large amount of carasipradole. Police say the pills were going to be diverted to be sold on the street, where they could have fetched around $10,000.

Also seized was $6,654 in cash and various other drug paraphernalia.

A 22-year-old Dearborn resident was taken into custody and remains lodged on a multitude of felony charges pending prosecutor review.

The Michigan State Police Metro Narcotics Enforcement Team is a multi-jurisdictional team consisting of state, local and federal partners. Dearborn Narcotics also assisted in the investigation.