BALTIMORE — Police in Baltimore have recovered what is suspected to be fentanyl from a corner store.
News outlets report two unidentified people were taken into custody during the Tuesday morning raid of Charles Village Discount Mart in the Old Goucher neighborhood.
Baltimore police spokesman Jarron Jackson says police believe a drug operation working out of the store was supplying fentanyl to users across the city, with a particular focus on south Baltimore.
Jackson said a community member sent in a tip.
It’s unclear how much of the synthetic opioid was confiscated, but police called it a large amount. Members of the Baltimore Fire Department’s hazardous materials team worked on site for hours to secure the drugs.
The store had recently opened. The Baltimore Sun could not reach its owners for comment.