Opinion, Publisher's Corner

Time to make some decisions on policing

Drug trafficking in Creswell has been a major issue in Creswell, and to some business owners and residents of the community the issue seems to be getting worse.
From the outside looking in, it appears that City of Creswell's lack of 24/7 police coverage with the Lane County Sheriff's Office and the disbanding of the Lane County Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET), has resulted in more drug- related crime in Creswell.
INET was dissolved last fall, and during 2017 more than $115,000 in cash, $27,000 in vehicles, 14,687 grams of methamphetamine were seized and . . .

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