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More Than $8.5 Million in Illegal Drugs Seized by PSP

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 12:10 AM

Posted by exploreClarion

drugs seized HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $8,630,235 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the third quarter of 2019.

From July 1 through September 30, troopers seized 192 pounds of cocaine valued at $4.2 million; as well as nearly 37 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, with a combined street value of $953,274.

Third Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

                         Drug Total Seized Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine 192 lbs. $4,195,044
Crack Cocaine 0.83 lbs. $13,851
Heroin 23.1 lbs. $733,594
Fentanyl 13.73 lbs. $219,680
LSD 86 doses $1,720
Marijuana THC – Liquid 20.5 pints $137,350
Marijuana THC – Solid 5.93 lbs. $29,500
Marijuana Plants 229 plants $37,785
Processed Marijuana 773.5 lbs. $2,321,359
Methamphetamines 65.67 lbs. $656,700
MDMA – Ecstasy 3.44 lbs. $113,877
MDMA – Pills 992 pills $14,880
Other Narcotics 5 lbs. $10,145
Other Narcotics (Pills) 5,791 pills $144,750
Total Value $8,630,235

 

State police also collected 1,083 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program. There are 65 drug take-back boxes at state police stations throughout the commonwealth, providing a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted medication 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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


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