State Police Seized Over $23.1 Million in Illegal Drugs in Q1 2022 –

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania State Police announced Thursday that troopers confiscated $23,160,277 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines and other illicit drugs in the first quarter of 2022.

During the first quarter, state police seized 168 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of nearly $3.7 million. Soldiers also seized 120 pounds of methamphetamines, 77 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, and more than 119,000 narcotic pills worth $2.9 million from Pennsylvania communities.

First quarter drug seizure totals
Medication Total entered Total value of the entered amount
Cocaine 163.44 pounds. $3,595,680
Crack Cocaine 4.78 pounds. $76,480
Heroin 13 pounds. $442,000
Fentanyl 64.2 lbs. $1,027,200
LSD 348 shots $6,960
Marijuana THC – Liquid 16.81 pints $112,627
Marijuana THC – Solid 157 pounds. $785,000
Cannabis plants 162 plants $26,730
Processed Marijuana 4,268.6 lbs. $12,805,800
Methamphetamines 120.86 pounds. $1,208,600
MDMA – Ecstasy 0.015 lbs. $50
MDMA – Pills 83 pills $1,245
Other narcotics 44.64 pounds. $89,280
Other narcotics (pills) 119,305 pills $2,982,625
Total value $23,160,277

The State Police also collected 899 pounds of prescription drugs and other drugs through its drug take-back program in the first quarter of 2022. There are 65 drug take-back boxes at police stations in Commonwealth state, providing a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted medications 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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