State Police Seize Over $27 Million in Heroin and $2.9 Million in Cocaine for the Second Quarter of 2015

Jul 21, 2015, 12:05 ET from Pennsylvania State Police Department

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Police today announced troopers seized over $34 million in heroin, marijuana and other prohibited drugs in the second quarter of 2015.

In the second quarter of 2015, troopers seized over 80 pounds of heroin and over 64 pounds of cocaine with a combined approximate street value of over $30 million. In addition, state police seized over five pounds of methamphetamines valued at over $240,000. Troopers seized over 797 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value over $2.3 million

In 2014, the state police seized over $107 million in prohibited drugs.

Below is the list of prohibited drugs by names and the quantities that have been seized by members of the Pennsylvania State Police in the second quarter of 2015. 

Drug

Tot Seized


Total Seized in Pounds

Street Value

Amphetamines

0.0166

kg



Barbiturates

0.004

kg



Cocaine

29.239084

kg

64.31

$2,900,000.00

Cocaine (Liquid)

0.1875

Pt



Crack Cocaine

0.770966

kg

1.69

$77,000.00

Fentanyl

0.001007

kg



Hashish

0.0493

kg



Hashish Oil

0.4375

Pt



Heroin

36.775809

kg

80.91

$27,577,500.00

KHAT

0.0566

kg



LSD

0.004

kg



LSD (pills)

156

DU



LSD(paper)

101

DU



Marijuana - THC LIQUID

0.6875

Pt


$12,200

Marijuana - THC SOLID

3.025441

kg

6.66

$136,000

Marijuana Plants

921



$921,000

Marijuana Processed

362.691751

kg

797.92

$2,393,760.00

MDMA  Ecstasy

0.75841

kg



MDMA  Ecstasy (pills)

4

DU



Methamphetamines

2.4

kg

5.28

$240,000.00

Morphine

0.125

Pt



Morphine (Pills)

0.0049

kg



Opium

0.00753

kg



Other Narcotics

1.882506

kg



Other Narcotics (liquid)

1.1875

Pt



Other Narcotics (pills)

6452

DU


$129,040.00

PCP

0.0625

Pt



Synthetic Marijuana

9.510328

kg

20.92

$146,440.00

Synthetic Stimulants

4.41372

kg

9.71

$67,970.00

Kg – kilogram
DU – dosage units
Pt – pint

For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit their website at www.psp.pa.gov.

MEDIA CONTACTS: Maria A. Finn or Tpr. Adam Reed, 717-783-5556

 

SOURCE Pennsylvania State Police Department



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