PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania State Police announced on Wednesday they have seized approximately $21.2 million in prohibited drugs during the third quarter of 2023.
PSP states that from July 1 to Sept. 30, troopers seized 318 pounds of cocaine, 183 pounds of methamphetamines, 141 pounds of fentanyl, 8 pounds of heroin, 2,175 pounds of processed marijuana, and 62,597 pills of assorted narcotics.
Below is a table with data provided by the PSP of the amount and value of prohibited drugs seized by the PSP.
|Drug||Amount Seized||Estimated Value|
|Crack Cocaine||4.4 lbs.||$70,400|
|LSD – Pills and Paper||79 doses||$1,580|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||17.4 pints||$116,580|
|Marijuana THC Solid||202.2 lbs.||$1,011,000|
|Marijuana Plants||107 plants||$17,655|
|Processed Marijuana||2,175.3 lbs.||$6,525,900|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.071 lbs.||$234|
|MDMA – Pills||55 DU||$825|
|Other Narcotics||283.3 lbs.||$566,600|
|Other Narcotics (pills)||62,597 DU||$1,564,925|
According to State Police, they have also collected 698 pounds of prescription medication in the third quarter of 2023 as part of their Prescription Drug Takeback Program.