Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $13,404,141 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the third quarter of 2020.
From July 1 through September 30, state police seized more than 58 pounds of cocaine with a street value of nearly $1.3 million. State police also removed more than 32 pounds of heroin and fentanyl from Pennsylvania communities.
Third Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||3.13 lbs.||$50,080|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||24.41 pints||$163,547|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||156.18 lbs.||$780,900|
|Marijuana Plants||1,209 plants||$199,485|
|Processed Marijuana||2,900.58 lbs.||$8,701,740|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||17.88 lbs.||$59,004|
|MDMA – Pills||1,231 pills||$18,465|
|Other Narcotics||32.3 lbs.||$64,600|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||17,440 pills||$436,000|
| ||Total Value||$13,404,141|
State police also collected 1,593 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the third 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 psp.pa.gov.
MEDIA CONTACT: Ryan Tarkowski or Trooper Brent Miller, 717-783-5556
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