Harford County Joint Narcotics Task Force Releases 2008 Statistics

(Harford County, MD – January 15, 2009) – The Harford County Joint Narcotics Task Force, which is responsible for the investigation of crimes involving vice and narcotics, has released their 2008 statistics.

The Task Force is multi-jurisdictional and comprised of members of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Aberdeen Police Department, Bel Air Police Department, Havre de Grace Police Department and the Harford County States Attorney’s Office. The Task Force attacks all levels of narcotics distribution from the street level drug dealer to major drug violators and actively works on interdicting drugs and drug dealers in our county.

The following statistics are totals for 2008:

Search warrants:141
Vehicles seized:20
Weapons seized:34
Currency seized:$808,190.25
Property seized:7

Drugs Seized

Crack Cocaine:360 grams
Psilocybin mushrooms:696 grams
Cocaine Hydrochloride:2,262 grams
Ecstasy pills:17
Marijuana:31,136 grams
Oxycontin pills:41
Marijuana plants:269
Hydrocodone pills:126
Heroin:104 grams
LSD:5 doses

The following statistics are included in the above totals; however they are attributed specifically to the drug detection K-9 assigned to the Task Force.

Search warrants:16 Arrests: 13
Currency seized:$85,985

Drugs Seized

Crack Cocaine:18.3 grams
Ecstasy pills:17
Marijuana:1,788.18 grams
Prescription pills:114
Heroin:40 grams
LSD:5 doses

Media Release

January 15, 2009


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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