The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $8,770,800 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the fourth quarter of 2019. 

In total, state police seized more than $43 million worth of illegal drugs in 2019, including nearly 300 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.

In 2018, troopers confiscated over $66 million in prohibited drugs from the highways and communities of the commonwealth, including 197 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.

Fourth Quarter Drug Seizure Totals: 

Cocaine, 79.54 lbs. $1,749,880

Crack Cocaine, 3.94 lbs. $63,040

Heroin, 43.44 lbs. $1,476,960

Fentanyl, 60 lbs. $960,000LSD 286 doses $5,720

Marijuana THC – Liquid, 26.93 pints $180,431

Marijuana THC – Solid, 54.9 lbs. $274,500

Marijuana Plants, 101 plants $16,665

Processed Marijuana, 1,016.44 lbs. $3,049,320

Methamphetamines, 81.92 lbs. $819,200

MDMA – Ecstasy, 0.33 lbs. $10,924

MDMA – Pills, 197 pills $2,955

Other Narcotics, 8.11 lbs. $16,455

Other Narcotics (Pills), 36,976 pills $144,750 

Total Value: $8,770,800      

State police also collected 830 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the fourth quarter of 2019.

There are 65 drug take-back boxes at state police stations throughout Pennsylvania, providing a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted medication 24/7.