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More than $200K worth of fentanyl seized in Lynn drug bust

LYNN — A 45-year-old man was arrested on drug trafficking charges on Wednesday as a result of an extensive federal, state and local investigation that led to the seizure of two kilos of fentanyl valued at more than $200,000 from his Walnut Street home, police said.

Jose Gonzalez, of Lynn, was arrested on Brookvale Street on Wednesday night and charged with trafficking 200-plus grams of fentanyl, according to Lynn Police Lt. Michael Kmiec.

Hours later, early Thursday morning, the Lynn Police Drug Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Massachusetts State Police executed a search warrant at 550 Walnut St. and seized $83,000 in cash and 2,056 grams of fentanyl, with an estimated street value of $205,600, Kmiec said.


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