The Winslow, Maine Police Department is investigating what led to 30 pounds of deadly fentanyl to be delivered via mail at a resident's home.

The shipment of fentanyl pills, with a street value of more than $2 million according to the Kennebec Journal, appears to have been meant for someone else, though somehow ended up at a seemingly innocent town member's home.

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The Winslow Police Department said that it's investigating the incident after a complaint had come in to them about a resident receiving a package from California that they were not expecting. The resident also told police that they hadn't recently ordered anything either.

The Kennebec Journal is reporting that when police opened the package it contained several bags of apparent pills. Police say they subsequently tested the pills and it indeed tested positive for deadly fentanyl.

The original package of pills arrived at the Winslow home on Friday, but then a second package containing fentanyl pills arrived on Saturday. Winslow Police say that all told the fentanyl tablets combined weighed 29.5 pounds and carry a street value of about $2,000,000.00.

The Kennebec Journal reported on Wednesday afternoon that Winslow Police Department Deputy Chief, Randy Wing, had said in a release that no further information was currently available but that the investigation remains ongoing.

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