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State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at Nearly $15 Million

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 12:01 AM

Posted by Jake Bauer

police-crimeHARRISBURG, 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
Cocaine 180.8 lbs. $3,290,560
Crack Cocaine 2.59 lbs. $117,845
Heroin 18.1 lbs. $492,320
Fentanyl 111.1 lbs. $1,777,600
LSD 350 doses $7,000
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
Methamphetamines 33.68 lbs. $1,380,880
Other Narcotics 9.86 lbs. $22,678
Other Narcotics (pills) 110,439 pills $2,760,975
Total Value: $14,747,304

For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.


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