Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $17,784,894 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the first quarter of 2021.
From January 1 through March 31, state police seized 253 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of nearly $5.6 million. Troopers also seized 361 pounds of methamphetamines and 58 pounds of heroin and fentanyl from Pennsylvania communities.
|First Quarter Drug Seizure Totals|
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||6.87 lbs.||$109,920|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||251.56 pints||$1,685,452|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||93.37 lbs.||$466,850|
|Marijuana Plants||257 plants||$42,405|
|Processed Marijuana||1,497.6 lbs.||$4,492,800|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||2.36 lbs.||$7,788|
|MDMA – Pills||3,235 pills||$48,525|
|Other Narcotics||43.67 lbs.||$87,349|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||18,265 pills||$456,625|
State police also collected 924 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the first quarter of 2021. 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.