State Police Seize Heroin, Other Prohibited Drugs Valued at Nearly $15 Million in the Fourth Quarter of 2017


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Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania State Police announced today that troopers confiscated $14,747,304 in heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamines, and other prohibited drugs in the fourth quarter of 2017.

From October 1 through December 31, state police seized more than 18 pounds of heroin and over 111 pounds of fentanyl. The drugs have a combined street value of $2,269,920. Troopers also removed nearly 181 pounds of cocaine and 34 pounds of methamphetamines, valued at nearly $4.7, million from the highways and communities of Pennsylvania during the same period.

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