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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2017
 
 
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $7,408,050 in heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the third quarter of 2017.
 
From July 1 through September 30, state police seized nearly 44 pounds of heroin and more than six pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $1,289,750. Troopers also removed 92 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of methamphetamines valued at $3.7 million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.
 
In the first three quarters of 2017, the Pennsylvania State Police has seized over $26.5 million in prohibited drugs, including 97 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.
 
Third Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
Drug
Total Seized
Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine
92.26 lbs.
$1,674,000
Crack Cocaine
4.21 lbs.
$191,000
Heroin
43.61 lbs.
$1,187,000
Fentanyl
6.42 lbs.
$102,750
LSD
237 doses
$4,800
Marijuana THC – Liquid
3.14 pints
$21,000
Marijuana THC Solid
7.10 lbs.
$35,500
Marijuana Plants
1,851 plants
$305,000
Processed Marijuana
407.61 lbs.
$1,225,000
Methamphetamines
49.63 lbs.
$2,035,000
Other Narcotics
71.50 lbs.
$165,000
Other Narcotics (pills)
18,407 pills
$461,000
Synthetic Marijuana & Stimulants
1.10 lbs.
$1,000
 
Total Value:
$7,408,050
 
For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.
 
MEDIA CONTACTS: Cpl. Adam Reed or Ryan Tarkowski, 717-783-5556
 
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Agencies: PA State Police