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Columbus police seize enough fentanyl to kill nearly 400,000 people in Linden area

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) - The Columbus Division of Police seized enough fentanyl in the Linden area on Thursday to kill nearly 400,000 people.

Police seized 763 grams of fentanyl after serving a search warrant at 1512 Genessee Ave where Kelvin Brown, 61, was arrested and charged with possession of fentanyl and possession of heroin.

Two milligrams of fentanyl is generally considered an average fatal dose for a human, police said.

Here’s a breakdown of everything police seized and its street value:

  • 763 grams of fentanyl = $76,200
  • 694 grams of heroin = $69,400
  • 43 grams of cocaine = $4,300
  • 16 grams of marijuana = $160
  • 3 semi-automatic guns

The investigation is ongoing, police said

Anyone with information about illegal drug activity can contact the Columbus police anonymously at narcoticstips@columbuspolice.org.


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