HARRISBURG, DOLPHIN COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU) – Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) said on Tuesday that soldiers had confiscated $ 25,060,709 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illegal drugs.
The soldiers say that during the third quarter of 2021, from July 1 to September 30, PSP seized more than 314 pounds of cocaine / crack and 175 pounds of fentanyl, including 71 pounds of methamphetamine.
According to PSP, the third quarter drug seizure totals are as follows:
|MEDICATION||Total entered||Total value of the entered amount|
|Cocaine||312.92 lb||$ 6,884,240|
|Cocaine Crack||2.18 lbs||$ 34,880|
|Heroin||9.9 lbs||$ 336,600|
|Fentanyl||175.88 lb||$ 2,814,080|
|LSD||125 doses||$ 2,500|
|THC Marijuana – Liquid||787.52 pints||$ 5,276,384|
|THC Marijuana – Solid||15.08 lb||$ 75,400|
|Marijuana Plants||507 plants||$ 83,655|
|Processed marijuana||1,570.97 lb||$ 4,712,910|
|Methamphetamines||71.05 lb||$ 710,500|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.75 lbs||$ 2,475|
|MDMA – Pills||738 tablets||$ 11,070|
|Other narcotics||11.82 lbs||$ 23,640|
|Other narcotics (pills)||163,695 tablets||$ 4,092,375|
|Total value||$ 25,060,709|
State police said 785 pounds of prescription drugs and other drugs were collected as part of a drug take-back program in the third quarter of 2021.
There are 65 drug collection boxes at PSP stations throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which provide a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted drugs.
PSP seized over $ 17.7 million in the first quarter and over $ 19.6 million in the second quarter of 2021 drug seizures