PA State Police Seizes More Than $5.7 Million in Illegal Drugs in the Second Quarter of 2020

Pennsylvania State Police Seizes Illegal Drugs

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $5,723,823 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2020.

From April 1 through June 30, state police seized nearly 47 of pounds heroin and fentanyl, with a street value of more than $1 million. State police also removed nearly 32 pounds of cocaine and crack cocaine from Pennsylvania communities.

Second Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

                         Drug Total Seized Total Value of Amount Seized
Cocaine 18.89 lbs. $415,580
Crack Cocaine 13.07 lbs. $209,120
Heroin 17.02 lbs. $578,680
Fentanyl 29.86 lbs. $477,760
LSD 64 doses $1,280
Marijuana THC – Liquid 14.02 pints $93,934
Marijuana THC – Solid 44.04 lbs. $220,200
Marijuana Plants 175 plants $28,875
Processed Marijuana 964.23 lbs. $2,892,690
Methamphetamines 17.32 lbs. $173,200
MDMA – Ecstasy 0.83 lbs. $2,739
MDMA – Pills 3,089 pills $46,335
Other Narcotics 57.04 lbs. $114,080
Other Narcotics (Pills) 18,774 pills $469,350
Total Value $5,723,823
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State police also collected 211 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the second quarter of 2020. 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.

For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.

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