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Downtown Emphasis Results in Fentanyl Arrest

An officer working the 3rd Avenue Emphasis near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Pike Street observed a man selling fentanyl yesterday afternoon.  

The man was seen exchanging narcotics with multiple subjects in the area for stolen goods and cash. *At about 4:00 p.m., the officer coordinated with patrol units to take the man into custody. During the search of the suspect, officers recovered the following: 

  • A plastic tube containing 37 blue M-30 pills 
  • Approximately 4.8 grams fentanyl powder 
  • $311.00 in cash  
  • Digital scale and a 100-gram weight 
  • Helly Hansen jacket with security tags 
  • Chilaca cell phone with box 

The 23-year-old suspect was booked into King County Jail for possession of narcotics with intent to deliver and his outstanding warrant out of Oregon.

*Updated 04/25/2023 at 12:20 p.m. added for clarity.