According to News Reports, Federal Agents discovered that a group of people in Westchester County in NY State were hiding enough Fentanyl to literally kill 2 million people.  The actual amount of the deadly drug Federal agents found is:

five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin 

The News Report states that five people were arrested for operating a Fentanyl Mill in a home located specifically in Ardsley, NY according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The home was being rented by the group and neighbors reported seeing vehicles coming and going from the home frequently.  Westchester County NY, where the drugs were found,  is reportedly a very quiet neighborhood.  The News reports that the specific town, Ardsley, is a wealthy community about 20 miles north of New York City.

Braulio Mata, 31; Jose Garcia, 44; and 20-year-old Yarly Mendoza-Delorbe were charged with conspiracy and drug possession. Another suspect, Ramon Aracena Alfe, 47, is facing a possession charge. The fifth person, 32-year-old Dionell Duarte Hernandez, has been charged with possession and resisting arrest, officials said.

The News article reports that DEA Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan said this:

"The fentanyl alone has the potency to kill nearly over two million people.  I commend the men and women in the Task Force and Tactical Diversion Squad for their quick and efficient investigation into this organization and their diligence to the safety of the residents living nearby."

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