The war against drugs has seemingly become a never-ending battle. According to Drug Abuse Statistics, drug overdose deaths are up a whopping 30% year-over-year and there are about 265 overdoses in Idaho a year.

Police in Idaho are on the frontline of this never-ending war

By now, you've probably heard about the fentanyl problem plaguing Idaho and the Treasure Valley.

According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, from 2020 to 2022, "the rate of fentanyl-related overdose deaths tripled in Idaho—with approximately 49% overdose deaths involving fentanyl."

What's scary about that is that it doesn't take much fentanyl to kill a person.

That's right - that's all it takes to overdose on fentanyl and if it doesn't kill you, it might put you in a coma.

And that's not the only drug problem that Idah has faced over the years. It's no secret that there has been an ongoing battle with marijuana and even methamphetamine.

Read More: This Map Will Show You If You Live Near A Meth Lab In Idaho

We searched through some of the largest drug busts in the history of Idaho and were shocked at what we found.

Interestingly enough, some of these massive busts were made because of a routine traffic stop.

From semi-trucks trafficking marijuana to a bunch of 20-somethings running a drug empire out of their Meridian apartment, let's look at the biggest drug busts ever made in Idaho.

The 8 Largest Drug Busts Ever Made in Idaho

Our officers have done a great job of keeping our streets clean over the years. Here's a look at some of the largest (and most expensive) drug busts in the history of Idaho.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Law enforcement in the Treasure Valley are always looking for new ways to fight crime and recently, Nampa police came up with an interesting new weapon to use in their investigations...

You doorbell.

Why Nampa Police Need Your Help... And Your Doorbell Camera

Here's everything you need to know about Nampa PD's City Protect Camera Registry Program. Would you sign up?

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Nampa Police Bust Man Using Social Media To Promote Drug Business

Let's take a look at some of the items that Nampa police say a man sold and used for giveaways on Facebook.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

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