State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at More Than $7 Million in the Third Quarter of 2017
Submitted Press Release
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY - The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $7,408,050 in heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the third quarter of 2017.
From July 1 through September 30, state police seized nearly 44 pounds of heroin and more than six pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $1,289,750. Troopers also removed 92 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of methamphetamines valued at $3.7 million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.
In the first three quarters of 2017, the Pennsylvania State Police has seized over $26.5 million in prohibited drugs, including 97 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.