PSP Seized More Than $72 Million in Illegal Drugs in 2021

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) troopers seized $72,004,713 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs throughout 2021, including $9,557,561 in the fourth quarter.

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.

In the fourth quarter, PSP seized more than 141 pounds of cocaine, 133 pounds of methamphetamines, and over 25,000 opioid pills.

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.

Fourth Quarter Drug Seizure Totals

 

Drug

Total Seized

Total Value of Amount Seized

Cocaine

  139.5 lbs.

$3,069,000

Crack Cocaine

  1.77 lbs.

$28,320

Heroin

  8.93 lbs.

$303,620

Fentanyl

  25.99 lbs.

$415,840

LSD

  487 doses

$9,740

Marijuana THC – Liquid

  50.66 pints

$339,422

Marijuana THC – Solid

  33.95 lbs.

$169,750

Marijuana Plants

  58 plants

$9,570

Processed Marijuana

  1,068.78 lbs.

$3,206,340

Methamphetamines

  133.38 lbs.

$1,333,800

MDMA – Ecstasy

  .18 lbs.

$594

MDMA – Pills

  779 pills

$11,685

Other Narcotics

  29.89 lbs.

$59,780

Other Narcotics (Pills)

  24,004 pills

$600,100

Total Value

$9,557,561