Last week, the Biden administration announced it will officially end Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allows illegal immigrants to be rapidly removed, effective May 23rd to allow border officials time to prepare. Senator Steve Daines says this will worsen drug trafficking problems that make their way up to the Treasure State.
Montana continues to struggle with increasing amounts of drugs overdoses and drug-related crimes. Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently emphasized the influence Mexican drug cartels have had on this recent trend on Voices of Montana.
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently visited the Mexican border to check on what’s being done about a drug that is the main driving source behind many of the crimes in Montana.
The Montana Department of Justice announced Wednesday its first round of grant awards for local law enforcement to intercept illegal drugs trafficked into the state. The state is drawing $300,000 from upcoming revenues from taxes on cannabis sales to combat methamphetamine and fentanyl trafficking. According to the Montana Board of Crime Contr...
State officials are reporting that fentanyl related deaths, meth-use and drug related crimes are all on the rise in Montana. Attorney General Austin Knudsen recently discussed on Voices of Montana the cause of these trends. https://northernbroadcasting.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/7-01_737.mp3