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|
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||3.15 lbs.||$50,400|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||51.59 pints||$345,653|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||10.39 lbs.||$51,950|
|Marijuana Plants||467 plants||$77,055|
|Processed Marijuana||2,599.46 lbs.||$7,798,380|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||6.1 lbs.||$20,130|
|MDMA – Pills||294 pills||$4,410|
|Other Narcotics||2.03 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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