Glendale police seize more than 16,000 fentanyl pills, other drugs during execution of warrants

Jan 14, 2023, 2:00 PM
(Screenshot / Glendale Police)
(Screenshot / Glendale Police)

PHOENIX — Glendale police seized several pounds of drugs and thousands of fentanyl pills during a search warrant execution, according to a press release.

The Glendale Narcotics Enforcement Team, alongside other agencies, served search warrants at three locations on Jan. 6.

During the execution of the search warrants, seven pounds of fentanyl powder, more than 16,000 fentanyl pills, 25 pounds of methamphetamine, four pounds of heroin, one gram of cocaine and two handguns were seized.

The execution of the search warrants led to the arrest of Omar Evaristo Valenzuela Arella, 42, who was booked on several charges including possession of narcotic and dangerous drugs for sale and money laundering.

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Glendale police seize more than 16,000 fentanyl pills, other drugs during execution of warrants