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State Police Seizes More Than $19.6 Million in Illegal Drugs During the Second Quarter of 2021

07/13/2021

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today that troopers confiscated $19,601,549 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2021.

From April 1 through June 30, PSP seized 306 pounds of fentanyl and more than 285 pounds of cocaine, both with a combined street value of $11.1 million. Troopers also seized 167 pounds of methamphetamines and 22 pounds of heroin from Pennsylvania communities.

Second Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

DrugTotal SeizedTotal Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine281.13 lbs.$6,184,860
Crack Cocaine4.08 lbs.$65,280
Heroin22.18 lbs.$754,120
Fentanyl306.49 lbs.$4,903,840
LSD1,219 doses$24,380
Marijuana THC – Liquid71.05 pints$476,035
Marijuana THC – Solid365.79 lbs.$1,828,950
Marijuana Plants130 plants$21,450
Processed Marijuana831.3 lbs.$2,493,900
Methamphetamines167.73 lbs.$1,677,300
MDMA – Ecstasy2.38 lbs.$7,854
MDMA – Pills2,601 pills$39,015
Other Narcotics42.57 lbs.$85,140
Other Narcotics (Pills)41,577 pills$1,039,425
 Total Value$19,601,549

 
State police also collected 910 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the second quarter of 2021. 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.

Additional Information

First Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release
Second Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release
Third Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release
Fourth Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release
First Quarter 2021 Drug Seizure Release

MEDIA CONTACT:  Corporal Brent Miller, 717-783-5556, ra-pspcomm@pa.gov

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