Criminal Law

Feds seize 20kg of fentanyl at N.J. rest stop

Two men are in federal custody after they were allegedly caught with more than 40 pounds of an opioid up to 50 times more powerful than heroin.

Luis Aponte, 48, and Denny Diaz, 29, were charged with one count of conspiracy to possess fentanyl with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced Monday.

The men were spotted Friday at a rest stop in Bloomsbury, Carpenito said in a statement. I-78 cuts through the northern end of town.

Read the source article at nj.com

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