Fentanyl, cocaine mailed to Green Bay Police Chief

Suspicious package sent to Green Bay Police Department
Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 12:39 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Police say a package of narcotics was mailed to Green Bay Police Chief Chris Davis.

On January 24, the department received and opened a package mailed through the United States Postal Service. It contained 3.02 grams of fentanyl and 0.79 grams of cocaine.

The package was intercepted before reaching Chief Davis.

Police say the package also contained “a letter of explanation.”

Police say these items have been processed as evidence.

“We get lots of correspondence from the community here in the Chief’s Office, but this is the first time anyone has ever sent us drugs. We’re investigating this situation, obviously, but it’s a good opportunity to remind everyone that they can properly dispose of unwanted drugs or medications by using the drug drop-box in our lobby or turning them over to one of our patrol officers. It probably should go without saying, but please don’t send us drugs in the mail,” said Chief Chris Davis, Green Bay Police Department.

He added: “We have to deal with occupational hazards with our officers of accidentally ingesting something that we don’t know what it is and with fentanyl that’s been a really big concern.”

Police did not say what was in the letter of explanation. Chris Davies made clear that the department will try to get to the bottom of the matter: ““There was a letter in there. We’re not talking a whole lot about details on that obviously because we have a detective assigned to this to do an investigation into how this happened.”

If you have information, call Green Bay Police at (920) 448-3200 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling (920) 432-7867.