Authorities: More than $400K in opioids shipped from India to New Jersey home

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Authorities say they have seized more than $400,000 in opioids and painkillers that were shipped from India to a home in Hamilton Township.

According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri, his office received information about the shipment from U.S. Homeland Security.

Members of the county's narcotics task force were waiting when the package arrived at the home back on Nov. 1. Authorities found 12,000 Tramadol pills, 2,000 Tapentadol pills, 530 Oxycodone pills and 20 bags of heroin.

The woman who took delivery of the shipment was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession with intent to distribute it.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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