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State Police Seize Heroin, Other Drugs Valued at More Than $7 Million in Third Quarter

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 12:10 AM

Posted by Kari McQuiston

drug-dogsHARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Police announced Wednesday that troopers confiscated $7,408,050 in heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the third quarter of 2017.

From July 1 through September 30, state police seized nearly 44 pounds of heroin and more than six pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $1,289,750. Troopers also removed 92 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of methamphetamines valued at $3.7 million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.

In the first three quarters of 2017, the Pennsylvania State Police has seized over $26.5 million in prohibited drugs, including 97 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.

Third Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

Drug Total Seized  Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine 92.26 lbs. $1,674,000
Crack Cocaine 4.21 lbs. $191,000
Heroin 43.61 lbs. $1,187,000
Fentanyl 6.42 lbs. $102,750
LSD 237 doses $4,800
Marijuana THC – Liquid 3.14 pints $21,000
Marijuana THC Solid 7.10 lbs. $35,500
Marijuana Plants 1,851 plants $305,000
Processed Marijuana 407.61 lbs. $1,225,000
Methamphetamines 49.63 lbs. $2,035,000
Other Narcotics 71.50 lbs. $165,000
Other Narcotics (pills) 18,407 pills $461,000
Synthetic Marijuana & Stimulants 1.10 lbs. $1,000
Total Value: $7,408,050

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