PA State Police Seized More Than $72 Million in Illegal Drugs in 2021

ERIE (Erie News Now) – Pennsylvania State Police troopers seized $72,004,713 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs throughout 2021.

For the year, troopers seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine, 733 pounds of methamphetamines, 551 pounds of fentanyl, 55 pounds of heroin and 247,000 pills of assorted narcotics.







2021 Yearly Drug Seizure Totals

Drug

Total Seized







Total Value of Amount Seized

Cocaine













986.24 lbs.

$21,697,280

Crack Cocaine

14.9 lbs.

$238,400

Heroin

55.96 lbs.

$1,902,640

Fentanyl

551.68 lbs.

$8,826,880

LSD

2,415 doses

$48,300

Marijuana THC – Liquid

1,160.79 pints

$7,777,293

Marijuana THC – Solid

508.19 lbs.

$2,540,950

Marijuana Plants

952 plants

$157,080

Processed Marijuana

4,968.65 lbs.

$14,905,950

Methamphetamines

733.65 lbs.

$7,336,500

MDMA – Ecstasy

5.67 lbs.

$18,711

MDMA – Pills

7,353 pills

$110,295

Other Narcotics

127.95 lbs.

$255,909

Other Narcotics (Pills)

247,541 pills

$6,188,525

 

Total Value

$72,004,713

 

State police collected 3,484 pounds of prescription and other medication as part of its drug take-back program throughout 2021, including 865 pounds in the fourth quarter.

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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