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|
|Crack Cocaine||4.78 pounds.||$76,480|
|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|
|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|
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.