PSP confiscates Heroin, other drugs valued at nearly $6 million in the First Quarter of 2018


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Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers seized $5,717,553 worth of drugs — including heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and methamphetamine —in the first quarter of 2018.

From January 1 through March 31, state police collected more than 20 pounds of heroin and over 1.5 pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $579,024. Troopers also removed more than 41 pounds of cocaine and nearly 22 pounds of methamphetamines from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.

The Pennsylvania State Police seized over $41 million in prohibited drugs in 2017, including 227 pounds of heroin and fentanyl.