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State Police Seizes More Than $17.7 Million In Illegal Drugs During The First Quarter Of 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State Police announced on Thursday that troopers confiscated $17,784,894 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the first quarter of 2021.

From January 1 through March 31, state police seized 253 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of nearly $5.6 million. Troopers also seized 361 pounds of methamphetamines and 58 pounds of heroin and fentanyl from Pennsylvania communities.

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State police also collected 924 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program in the first quarter of 2021. There are 65 drug take-back boxes at state police stations throughout the commonwealth, providing a safe way to dispose of unused or unwanted medication 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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First Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release
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Fourth Quarter 2020 Drug Seizure Release

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