Alhambra PD K-9 finds thousands of fentanyl pills stashed in fire extinguisher during traffic stop

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A K-9 officer with the Alhambra Police Department helped track down 50,000 fentanyl pills that were found in a fire extinguisher during a traffic stop on Thursday.

ALHAMBRA, Calif. (KABC) -- A K-9 officer with the Alhambra Police Department helped track down 50,000 fentanyl pills that were found in a fire extinguisher during a traffic stop on Thursday.

According to a tweet posted by the police department, an officer conducted a traffic stop and found the extinguisher in the driver's vehicle.

K-9 Otis was alerted to it and the pills were found inside.

The driver has since been arrested for possession of narcotics for sales.

The investigation remains ongoing.