HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced Tuesday, troopers have confiscated $25,060,709 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, as well as other illegal drugs.
Troopers say during the third quarter of 2021, July 1 through September 30, PSP seized more than 314 pounds of cocaine/crack cocaine and 175 pounds of fentanyl, including 71 pounds of methamphetamines.
According to PSP, the Third Quarter Drug Seizure Totals are as follows:
|DRUG||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||2.18 lbs.||$34,880|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||787.52 pints||$5,276,384|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||15.08 lbs.||$75,400|
|Marijuana Plants||507 plants||$83,655|
|Processed Marijuana||1,570.97 lbs.||$4,712,910|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||.75 lbs.||$2,475|
|MDMA – Pills||738 pills||$11,070|
|Other Narcotics||11.82 lbs.||$23,640|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||163,695 pills||$4,092,375|
State police say, 785 pounds of prescription pills and other medication were collected as part of a drug take-back program in the third quarter of 2021.
There are 65 drug take-back boxes at PSP stations throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which provide a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted medication.