Pennsylvania State Police Seize $23.1 Million in Illegal Drugs in First 3 Months of 2022


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced Thursday, April 14 that soldiers confiscated $23,160,277 worth of heroin, fentanyl and other illicit drugs over the past three first months of 2022.

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According to a statement from the PSP, $3.7 million worth of cocaine was seized. Soldiers also confiscated 120 pounds of methamphetamines, 77 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, and more than 119,000 narcotic pills worth $2.9 million.

Below is a table summarizing all drugs confiscated so far in 2022:

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
Courtesy of Pennsylvania State Police

State police also collected 899 prescription books and other drugs as part of their drug take-back program. There are 65 drug collection boxes at police stations across the state. To see where prescription drug drop-off boxes are located in the Midstate, click here.


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