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.
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||4.78 lbs.||$76,480|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||16.81 pints||$112,627|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||157 lbs.||$785,000|
|Marijuana Plants||162 plants||$26,730|
|Processed Marijuana||4,268.6 lbs.||$12,805,800|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.015 lbs.||$50|
|MDMA – Pills||83 pills||$1,245|
|Other Narcotics||44.64 lbs.||$89,280|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||119,305 pills||$2,982,625|
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.
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