By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – State police seized $45 million worth of illegal drugs last year.READ MORE: Failure To Follow Home Rule Charter On Council's Pay Raise Could Lead To Citizen Lawsuits, Says City Controller
Police ended 2020 by seizing more than $15 million worth of drugs in the fourth quarter. Among the seizures were about 130 pounds of cocaine, 107 pounds of heroin, 804 pounds of processed marijuana and 401 pounds of meth.READ MORE: Pa. Leaders Commit Millions Of Dollars To Help Organizations Targeted By Hate Crimes
Throughout the whole year, over 300 pounds of cocaine and nearly 230 pounds of heroin and fentanyl were confiscated.MORE NEWS: Washington County DA And Lawmaker Push To Upgrade Concealing Death Of Child To Felony
Troopers also collected 805 pounds of prescription medicines as part of its drug take-back program in 2020’s fourth quarter.