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Daviess Co. law enforcement agencies will get new resources to combat drug trafficking

OWENSBORO, Ky. — A long sought after Daviess County goal has been achieved as it joined the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program (HIDTA).

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  • Daviess County was one of six areas selected to participate in the program
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ONDCP Director Jim Carroll visits KY Marijuana Eradication

Illegal grow sites are magnets for crime and exploit valuable natural resources. Along with the Kentucky State Police and Kentucky Army National Guard, ONDCP Director Jim Carroll, Television Host Eric Bolling and U.S. Attorney Robert M. Duncan, Jr. stand with 700 marijuana plants removed from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.



Appalachia HIDTA Program Overview

Appalachia Hidta

The Appalachia HIDTA mission is to enhance and coordinate drug enforcement efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies within areas designated as High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas by pursuing the disruption/dismantlement of Drug Trafficking Organizations, particularly as it relates to the specific drug threat of the Appalachian region.

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