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Opioid Epidemic Hampering Efforts To Focus On Other Criminal Activity

August 21st, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The growing heroin and opioid epidemic has become the single biggest issue dealt with on a daily basis by area law enforcement- and Allegany County Sheriff Craig Robertson says it does hamper efforts to focus on other criminal activity. Robertson said there is a strong correlation, however, between crime such as assaults, thefts and robberies and the growing drug industry.  Another point of frustration for his department comes from parents having issues with their children- and they are looking for the police to solve family disputes…

 

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