Police: Troopers seized $14M in illegal drugs since January


State troopers confiscated over $14 million worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and other illegal drugs in the first quarter of 2019, Pennsylvania State Police said Friday.

Troopers seized nearly 118 pounds of cocaine, estimated at over $2.1 million, and nearly five pounds of crack cocaine, worth about $212,000. Nearly 27 pounds of confiscated heroin was said to be worth over $728,000, while more than 14 pounds of fentanyl was worth $228,000, police said.

Police say that even the smallest amount of pure fentanyl can cause severe and potentially deadly reactions. It can put users, people close to them and first responders at risk.

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