Fighting Drug Trafficking

Senator Mitch McConnell made a stop in Owensboro this week.He discussed the county’s recent inclusion into the Appalachia High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program.The program aims to decrease drug trafficking in the area.Senator McConnell was joined by community leaders, along with federal, state and law enforcement officials for the news conference.The program is extremely competitive. Officials say out of the 25 counties across the United States that applied, only six were named a destination.

Source: MG News

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