PSP seizes more than $ 25 million in drugs

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
Courtesy of Totals: Pennsylvania State Police

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

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