Fentanyl pills
Bags of fentanyl pills. Courtesy Drug Enforcement Administration

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was recovering Friday after apparently being exposed to fentanyl during a traffic stop in Rosemead.

The incident occurred about 9 p.m. Thursday at Strathmore and Garvey avenues, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The deputy was taken to a hospital for treatment, and was released early Friday morning, the sheriff’s department reported.

Two suspects were taken into custody. The investigation was continuing, the sheriff’s department reported.

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