War Against Drugs Continues

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

With numerous drug arrests being made in the area, authorities say they've taken many drug dealers off the streets.

Now the concern is what measures drug users plan on taking to get their supply.

Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks says as more arrests are made, drugs like crack cocaine are disappearing.

Now the focus is keeping drug addicts from getting their hands on other drugs.

"We have a large supply right now of prescription medications that is available on the street. I would suspect that maybe a lot of the people who were using crack may go in that direction," Sheriff Mincks said.

Sheriff Mincks also says they're working with physicians and pharmacists to try and keep prescription drugs from going into the wrong hands.


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  • by Oh Really ??????? on Mar 18, 2009 at 05:43 PM
    Someone needs to check and see what drugs the sheriff is on because he is either medicated or just insanely lost.Come on do they really think they have made a dent in the crack market and heres a news flash most crack addicts will not touch a pill not the buzz they want,and most other law enforcement agencies are laughing at the crack lab comment does he even know how crack is made it dont take numerous cooking process and you can cook it in a spoon with a bic lighter so probably 90 % of the homes in Washington county have crack making tools.Get with it sheriff do a little research before you open your mouth and show how dumb you are because people are looking at you like you are a fool.
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