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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2018
 
 
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $14,747,304 in heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the fourth quarter of 2017.
 
From October 1 through December 31, state police seized more than 18 pounds of heroin and over 111 pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $2,269,920. Troopers also removed nearly 181 pounds of cocaine and 34 pounds of methamphetamines, valued at nearly $4.7, million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.
 
In 2017, the Pennsylvania State Police seized over $41 million in prohibited drugs, including 227 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.
 
Fourth Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
                         Drug
Total Seized
Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine
180.8 lbs.
$3,290,560
Crack Cocaine
2.59 lbs.
$117,845
Heroin
18.1 lbs.
$492,320
Fentanyl
111.1 lbs.
$1,777,600
LSD
350 doses
$7,000
Marijuana THC – Liquid
5.03 pints
$33,701
Marijuana THC Solid
15.77 lbs.
$78,850
Marijuana Plants
615 plants
$101,475
Processed Marijuana
1,561.14 lbs.
$4,683,420
Methamphetamines
33.68 lbs.
$1,380,880
Other Narcotics
9.86 lbs.
$22,678
Other Narcotics (pills)
110,439 pills
$2,760,975
 
Total Value:
$14,747,304
 
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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