Fentanyl bust in Roberts County largest in South Dakota history

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Roberts County, SD) -- A fentanyl bust in Roberts County is the largest in South Dakota history.

Two people were arrested with more than 16-thousand pounds of fentanyl and fentanyl-laced pills during a recent traffic stop.

Roberts County Sheriff Tyler Appel says an official weight will be taken when the drugs reach a lab.

The seized drugs are worth more than two-million dollars in street value.