HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania State Police announced on Monday that troopers confiscated $5,723,823 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2020.
From April 1 through June 30, state police seized nearly 47 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, with a street value of more than $1 million. State police also removed nearly 32 pounds of cocaine and crack cocaine from Pennsylvania communities.
|Second Quarter Drug Seizure Totals|
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||13.07 lbs.||$209,120|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||14.02 pints||$93,934|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||44.04 lbs.||$220,200|
|Marijuana Plants||175 plants||$28,875|
|Processed Marijuana||964.23 lbs.||$2,892,690|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.83 lbs.||$2,739|
|MDMA – Pills||3,089 pills||$46,335|
|Other Narcotics||57.04 lbs.||$114,080|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||18,774 pills||$469,350|
State police also collected 211 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the second 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.