HELENA, Mont. – A nearly 11,000 percent increase in fentanyl seizures by anti-drug task forces in Montana since 2019 was reported by the Montana Attorney General Friday.
In 2019, the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA) task forces seized 1,900 dosage units, and in 2021, they seized 60,577 dosage units.
According to Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, the task forces seized a total of 206,955 dosage units of fentanyl in Montana in 2022.
These numbers are from six RMHIDTA Montana task forces, and not all include drugs seized by law enforcement in the state.