By Liam Bass

WOODLAND (CBS13) – A Woodland man is behind bars after he was caught in possession of thousands of potentially deadly narcotics.

Around 1 pm on Tuesday, October 5, detectives arrested a 25-year-old man, Victor Corella, for the possession of 4,000 counterfeit fentanyl pills, said the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.

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While patrolling the area of Interstate 5 and Highway 198 in Coalinga, detectives pulled over Corella for a routine vehicle stop.

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During the inspection, their K-9, Willow, alerted the detectives to the odor of narcotics.

Upon closer investigation, the “detectives discovered Corella had approximately 4,000 counterfeit Oxycodone Hydrochloride pills in his car.”

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“These blue pills, which are frequently seized by law enforcement nowadays, are known to contain a high concentration of Fentanyl. They are stamped with a capital ‘M’ and the number 30. Ingesting one potentially has fatal consequences,” said the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.