Friday, January 14, 2022

Over $72 Million in Illegal Drugs Seized by the Pennsylvania State Police in 2021

According the Pennsylvania State Police, over $72 Million worth of drugs were seized by Troopers in 2021.
Statewide, Troopers say they seized $72,004,713 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs throughout all of last year, including $9,557,561 in the fourth quarter.

For the year, troopers seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine, 733 pounds of methamphetamines, 551 pounds of fentanyl, 55 pounds of heroin and 247,000 pills of assorted narcotics.

In the fourth quarter, PSP seized more than 141 pounds of cocaine, 133 pounds of methamphetamines, and over 25,000 opioid pills.

State police also collected 3,484 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program throughout 2021, including 865 pounds in the fourth quarter.

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