More Than $8.5 Million in Illegal Drugs Seized by PSP
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|
|Crack Cocaine||0.83 lbs.||$13,851|
|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|
|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|
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.
Copyright © 2020 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.