Pa. State Police Seize $7 Million Worth Of Drugs In Second Quarter, $12.7 Million In 2018

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania State Police seized $7,050,174 worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and other illegal drugs in the second quarter of this year.
From April 1 through June 30, state police seized more than 22 pounds of heroin and more than 21 pounds of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. In its purest form, only a small amount of fentanyl can cause a severe or potentially deadly reaction, putting not only users but also anyone who encounters the drug at risk, Troopers said. The illegal opioids have a combined street value of $1,008,520.
Troopers also removed nearly 37 pounds of cocaine and more than 43 pounds of methamphetamines from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.
In addition, Troopers confiscated more than $5.7 million in prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2018, including 22 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.

Second Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
                         Drug Total Seized Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine 36.79 lbs. $1,655,550
Crack Cocaine 1.85 lbs. $83,915
Heroin 22.66 lbs. $668,200
Fentanyl 21.27 lbs. $340,320
LSD 93 doses $1,860
PCP 0.625 lbs. $2,500
Marijuana THC – Liquid 9.12 pints $58,368
Marijuana THC Solid 50.28 lbs. $251,400
Marijuana Plants 323 plants $252,350
Processed Marijuana 589.18 lbs. $2,945,900
Synthetic Marijuana & Stimulants 26.51 lbs. $26,510
Methamphetamines 43.18 lbs. $604,520
Other Narcotics 4.22 lbs. $9,706
Other Narcotics (pills) 5,963 pills $149,075
Total Value: $7,050,174