Columbus police seize enough fentanyl to kill nearly 400,000 people


The Columbus Division of Police said they seized enough fentanyl on Thursday that could kill hundreds of thousands of people.

The division’s In/Tac Unit worked with patrol officers in serving a search warrant in the 1500 block of Genessee Avenue.

Officers seized 763 grams of fentanyl, with a street value of $76,200. According to police, 2 mg of fentanyl is considered the average fatal dose for a person.

They also found heroin, cocaine, marijuana and three semi-automatic guns.

Sixty-one-year-old Kelvin Brown was arrested and charged with possession of fentanyl and possession of heroin.