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State Police Seizes More Than $11 Million in Illegal Drugs in the First Quarter of 2020

04/08/2020

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $11,046,058 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the first quarter of 2020. 

From January 1 through March 31, state police seized more than 68 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of nearly $1.5 million. State police also removed more than 24 pounds of heroin and fentanyl from Pennsylvania communities.

First Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
DrugTotal SeizedTotal Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine68.17 lbs.$1,499,740
Crack Cocaine3.15 lbs.$50,400
Heroin6.49 lbs.$220,660
Fentanyl17.69 lbs.$283,040
LSD944 doses$18,880
Marijuana THC – Liquid51.59 pints$345,653
Marijuana THC – Solid10.39 lbs.$51,950
Marijuana Plants467 plants$77,055
Processed Marijuana2,599.46 lbs.$7,798,380
Methamphetamines16.25 lbs.$162,500
MDMA – Ecstasy6.1 lbs.$20,130
MDMA – Pills294 pills$4,410
Other Narcotics2.03 lbs.$4,060
Other Narcotics (Pills)20,368 pills$509,200
 Total Value$11,046,058

State police also collected 719 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in first quarter of 2020. 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.

MEDIA CONTACT: Ryan Tarkowski or Trooper Brent Miller, 717-783-5556

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