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State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at Nearly $15 Million
HARRISBURG, Pa. - The Pennsylvania State Police announced Thursday that troopers confiscated $14,747,304 in heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the fourth quarter of 2017.
From October 1 through December 31, state police seized more than 18 pounds of heroin and over 111 pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $2,269,920. Troopers also removed nearly 181 pounds of cocaine and 34 pounds of methamphetamines, valued at nearly $4.7, million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.
In 2017, the Pennsylvania State Police seized over $41 million in prohibited drugs, including 227 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.
|Fourth Quarter Drug Seizure Totals|
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||2.59 lbs.||$117,845|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||5.03 pints||$33,701|
|Marijuana THC Solid||15.77 lbs.||$78,850|
|Marijuana Plants||615 plants||$101,475|
|Processed Marijuana||1,561.14 lbs.||$4,683,420|
|Other Narcotics||9.86 lbs.||$22,678|
|Other Narcotics (pills)||110,439 pills||$2,760,975|
For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.
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