Heroin continued to be prevalent in the final three months of the year. Troopers seized 32 pounds of heroin with an approximate street value of nearly $11 million in the fourth quarter. In addition, PSP took more than 75 pounds of cocaine — with a street value of over $3.6 million — off of Pennsylvania streets.
In 2016, PSP seized over $68 million in prohibited drugs including 100 pounds of heroin valued at $34.2 million.
Fourth Quarter Drug Seizure Totals
Drug Total seized in pounds / pints Total value of amount seized
Cocaine, 74.9 lbs., $3,600,000
Crack Cocaine, 1 lb., $45,450
Heroin, 32.12 lbs., $10,874,000
LSD, 58 doses, $580
Marijuana THC – Liquid, 3.25 pints, $58,700
Marijuana THC Solid, 1.9 lbs., $34,250
Marijuana Plants, 93 plants, $93,000
Processed Marijuana, 575 lbs., $2,010,500
Methamphetamines, 4.8 lbs., $217,220
Other Narcotics, 9.2 lbs., $34,950
Other Narcotics (pills), 4,424 pills, $44,240
Synthetic Marijuana & Stimulants, 5.8 lbs., $4,875
Total Value: $17,017,765
For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.
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