HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced on Thursday, April 14 that troopers confiscated $23,160,277 worth of heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs during the first three months of 2022.
According to a release from the PSP, $3.7 million of cocaine was seized. Troopers also confiscated 120 pounds of methamphetamines, 77 pounds of heroin and fentanyl, and more than 119,000 narcotic pills valued at $2.9 million.
Below is a chart that outlines all the drugs confiscated so far in 2022:
|Drug||Total Seized||Total Value of Amount Seized|
|Crack Cocaine||4.78 lbs.||$76,480|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||16.81 pints||$112,627|
|Marijuana THC – Solid||157 lbs.||$785,000|
|Marijuana Plants||162 plants||$26,730|
|Processed Marijuana||4,268.6 lbs.||$12,805,800|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.015 lbs.||$50|
|MDMA – Pills||83 pills||$1,245|
|Other Narcotics||44.64 lbs.||$89,280|
|Other Narcotics (Pills)||119,305 pills||$2,982,625|
State police also have collected 899 pounds of prescriptions and other medications as part of its drug take-back program. There are 65 drug take-back boxes at state police stations throughout the state. To see where prescription drug take-back boxes are around the Midstate, click here.