Harrisburg, Pa. (WKBN) – The Pennsylvania State Police seized approximately $16 million worth of assorted drugs in the first quarter of 2023.
Troopers between January 1 and March 31 seized 229 pounds of cocaine, 129 pounds of methamphetamines, 24 pounds of fentanyl, seven pounds of heroin, 1,562 pounds of processed marijuana, and 65,570 pills of assorted narcotics.
The following table gives a breakdown of the types of drugs seized, along with the amount and worth.
|Drug||Amount Seized||Estimated Value|
|Crack Cocaine||5.84 lbs.||$93,440|
|LSD – Pills and Paper||24 doses||$480|
|Marijuana THC – Liquid||72 pints||$482,400|
|Marijuana THC Solid||398.70 lbs.||$1,993,500|
|Marijuana Plants||178 plants||$29,370|
|Processed Marijuana||1,562.66 lbs.||$4,687,980|
|MDMA – Ecstasy||0.044 lbs.||$145|
|MDMA – Pills||184 DU||$2,760|
|Other Narcotics||515.61 lbs.||$1,031,220|
|Other Narcotics (pills)||65,570 DU||$1,639,250|
The PSP also collected 1,307 pounds of prescription medication in the quarter as part of its Prescription Drug Takeback Program. Sixty-five PSP stations offer boxes for disposing of unused or unwanted medications.