State Police Seizes More Than $11 Million in Illegal Drugs

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $11,415,911 worth of heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2019.

From April 1 through June 30, state police seized 84 pounds of heroin and nearly 33 pounds of fentanyl, with a combined street value of more than $3.1 million.

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“Significant drug seizures result from routine traffic stops as well as in-depth investigations involving several law enforcement agencies,” said Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police. “Our continuing interdiction efforts underscore the department’s commitment to stopping drug smugglers and dealers in Pennsylvania.”

  • Cocaine, 24.77 lbs., $539,675
  • Crack Cocaine 1.58 lbs. $26,329
  • Heroin 84 lbs. $2,667,614
  • Fentanyl 32.90 lbs. $526,400
  • LSD 359 doses $7,180
  • Marijuana THC – Liquid 87.95 pints $589,265
  • Marijuana THC – Solid 18.22 lbs. $91,100
  • Marijuana Plants 728 plants $120,120
  • Processed Marijuana 1,385.39 lbs. $4,157,700
  • Methamphetamines 38.37 lbs. $383,700
  • MDMA – Ecstasy 3.44 lbs. $113,877
  • MDMA – Pills 2,830 pills $42,450
  • Other Narcotics 45.38 lbs. $92,076
  • Other Narcotics (Pills) 82,337 pills $2,058,425

Total Value $11,415,911

The Pennsylvania State Police confiscated over $5.7 million in prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2019, including 22 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.

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