Pennsylvania State Police Seized $14M in Prohibited Drugs during Second Quarter of 2023

Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania State Police today announced Troopers seized cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, fentanyl, marijuana, and other prohibited drugs with a combined approximate street value of approximately $14 million during the second quarter of 2023.

Troopers seized 144 pounds of cocaine, 164 pounds of methamphetamines, 60 pounds of fentanyl, 11 pounds of heroin, 1,617 pounds of processed marijuana, and 74,074 pills of assorted narcotics.

The Pennsylvania State Police also collected 1,227 pounds of prescription medication in the second quarter as part of its Prescription Drug Takeback Program. Sixty-five state police stations offer boxes for disposing of unused or unwanted medications 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Table 1: Amount and value of prohibited drugs seized, second quarter of 2023

DrugTotal Seized Estimated Value
Cocaine 140.43 lbs.$3,089,460
Crack Cocaine 4.84 lbs.$77,440
Heroin 10.95 lbs.$372,300
Fentanyl 57.97 lbs.$927,520
LSD – Pills and Paper 81 doses$1,620
Marijuana THC – Liquid 62.73 pints$420,291
Marijuana THC Solid 72.87 lbs.$364,350
Marijuana Plants 2,277 plants$375,705
Processed Marijuana 1,617.34 lbs.$4,852,020
Methamphetamines 163.73 lbs.$1,637.300
MDMA – Ecstasy .44 lbs.$14,520
MDMA – Pills 179 DU$2,685
Other Narcotics 19.54 lbs.$39,080
Other Narcotics (pills) 73,814$1,845,350
 Total Value$14,019,641

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