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.READ MORE: Fire Burning At Metal Recycling Facility In Sutter County
When they arrived, they found 1 pound of suspected fentanyl pills that were left behind.READ MORE: Brawl Breaks Out At Big League Dreams Sports Park In Manteca
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.MORE NEWS: WATCH: CBS13 Pride Month Special 'See Us'
With the 186 fentanyl-related deaths in Sacramento County last year, officers were glad to have confiscated the pills.