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More than 5,000 fentanyl pills seized by authorities Sunday

TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say a Tucson-based crew was involved in surveillance operation that led to authorities seizing more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday.

Officials made the announcement in a Twitter post.

The Tucson based crew partnered with federal and state authorities to arrest the suspect carrying the pills.

Officials say they also seized a handgun and other illegal narcotics along with the pills.

Stay with News 4 Tucson for more details as they become available.

Nick VinZant

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