Potter County Sheriff's Office Photo: AlphaMediaAmarillo

Friday Night Potter County Deputies arrested a suspect after finding 17 pounds of fentanyl during a traffic stop on East I-40.

During the stop, deputies could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A probable cause search led to the discovery of 17 pounds of fentanyl pills.

The driver was arrested and booked into the Randall County Jail for possession with intent to distribute and the case will be filed federally.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Story by Juan Rodriguez



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