State police looking for a few good horses

John Rucosky | (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat The Pennsylvania State Police Tactical Mounted Unit from Hershey, Pa., rides down Washington Street during the 20th Annual Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally in Johnstown, Pa., in June 2017.

Harrisburg, PA – 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 totals by dollar amount

Processed marijuana

$3,049,320 — 1,016.44 pounds

Cocaine

$1,749,880 — 79.54 pounds

Heroin

$1,476,960 — 43.44 pounds

Fentanyl

$960,000 — 60 pounds

Methamphetamine

$819,200 — 81.92 pounds

Marijuana THC - solid

$274,500 — 54.9 pounds

Marijuana THC - liquid

$180,431 — 26.93 pints

Crack cocaine

$63,040 — 3.94 pounds

Marijuana plants

$16,665 — 101 plants 

Other narcotics (pills)

$16,455 — 8.11 pounds

MDMA - ecstasy

$10,924 — 0.33 pounds

LSD

$5,720 — 286 doses 

MDMA - pills

$2,955 — 286 doses

Total value: $8,770,800

 

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