State Police Seized Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at $17 Million in 4th Quarter 2016

| January 10, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced yesterday that troopers confiscated $17,017,765 million in prohibited drugs in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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

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