By CBS13 Staff

GALT (CBS13) — Police confiscated a large number of fentanyl pills left behind in a hotel room in Galt, said the Galt Police Department.

Around 2 p.m., officers received a call of found property at a hotel room on N. Lincoln Way.

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When they arrived, they found 1 pound of suspected fentanyl pills that were left behind.

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According to the DEA, 2 milligrams of fentanyl is a lethal dose and the amount seized is equivalent to about 227,000 deaths in potential overdoses.

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With the 186 fentanyl-related deaths in Sacramento County last year, officers were glad to have confiscated the pills.