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State Police Seizes More Than $23.1 Million In Illegal Drugs During The First Quarter of 2022

04/14/2022

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $23,160,277 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the first quarter of 2022.

During the first quarter, state police seized 168 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of nearly $3.7 million. Troopers also seized 120 pounds of methamphetamines, 77 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, and more than 119,000 narcotic pills valued at $2.9 million from Pennsylvania communities.

First Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

Drug Total Seized Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine163.44 lbs.$3,595,680
Crack Cocaine4.78 lbs.$76,480
Heroin13 lbs.$442,000
Fentanyl64.2 lbs.$1,027,200
LSD348 doses$6,960
Marijuana THC – Liquid16.81 pints$112,627
Marijuana THC – Solid157 lbs.$785,000
Marijuana Plants162 plants$26,730
Processed Marijuana4,268.6 lbs.$12,805,800
Methamphetamines120.86 lbs.$1,208,600
MDMA – Ecstasy0.015 lbs.$50
MDMA – Pills83 pills$1,245
Other Narcotics44.64 lbs.$89,280
Other Narcotics (Pills)119,305 pills$2,982,625
  Total Value $23,160,277

State police also collected 899 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the first quarter of 2022. 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 2021 Drug Seizure Release
Second Quarter 2021 Drug Seizure Release
Third Quarter 2021 Drug Seizure Release
Fourth Quarter 2021 Drug Seizure Release

MEDIA CONTACTS:  Corporal Brent Miller or Lieutenant Adam Reed, 717-783-5556, ra-pspcomm@pa.gov

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