LSP makes significant drug arrest in French Quarter

Published 10:23 am Sunday, February 19, 2023

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Last night, during Mardi Gras festivities, Troopers on proactive patrol in the French Quarter made a significant arrest and seized over 200 Fentanyl pills, a gun, $4,200, and other illegal narcotics and paraphernalia.
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is incredibly potent and can be up to 100 times stronger than morphine. It is often added to counterfeit pills, making it even more hazardous as the pills may be sold on the street as something else entirely. This puts individuals who unknowingly consume these fake pills at a high risk of overdose and even death.
It is important to remember that fentanyl is an incredibly dangerous substance, and even a small amount can be fatal. To protect yourself and those around you, stay informed and stay safe.