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Lehigh Acres man arrested after picking up Fentanyl package at the post office

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Posted at 2:38 PM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-13 14:38:23-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies have charged a Lehigh Acres man with drug trafficking and smuggling after they say he received a shipped package of Fentanyl.

According to a Lee County Sheriff's Office report, a supervisor at a shipping facility became suspicious of a package sent from Puerto Rico and contacted authorities to investigate it.

A K-9 unit detected the presence of narcotics in the package.

Investigators later observed 30-year-old Stephan Carrion Velazquez arrive at the post office and pick it up on November 8th. Investigators obtained a search warrant for his vehicle and found a package inside the box containing 1196.6 grams (42 ounces) of Fentanyl.

Velazquez was placed under arrest for Trafficking in Fentanyl, 4 grams or more; and Synthetic Narcotic- Smuggle Schedule I II into State.

Velazquez was transported to the Lee County Jail without incident.