State Police Seizes More Than $17.7 Million in Illegal Drugs During the First Quarter of 2021

Pennsylvania State Police

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
Cocaine 252.69 lbs. $5,559,180
Crack Cocaine 6.87 lbs. $109,920
Heroin 14.95 lbs. $508,300
Fentanyl 43.32 lbs. $693,120
LSD 584 doses $11,680
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
Methamphetamines 361.49 lbs. $3,614,900
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
Total Value $17,784,894

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.

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