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State Police Seizes More Than $19.6 Million in Illegal Drugs During the Second Quarter of 2021


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 10:39am

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today that troopers confiscated $19,601,549 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2021.

From April 1 through June 30, PSP seized 306 pounds of fentanyl and more than 285 pounds of cocaine, both with a combined street value of $11.1 million. Troopers also seized 167 pounds of methamphetamines and 22 pounds of heroin from Pennsylvania communities.

State police also collected 910 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the second quarter of...

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