HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police announced Friday that troopers confiscated $14,190,683 worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and other prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2019.
From Jan. 1 through March 31, state police seized nearly 118 pounds of cocaine and 27 pounds of heroin. Troopers also confiscated more than 14 pounds of fentanyl. The heroin and fentanyl have a combined street value of $956,460.
In April, the department marked the one-year anniversary of the Pennsylvania Overdose Information Network.
ODIN is a centralized repository to track overdoses, naloxone administrations, and investigative drug information that allows police, public safety, and health care professionals to share all types of information related to opioid abuse in their communities. ODIN is now used by more than 1,300 agencies in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania, including 1,000 municipal police departments.