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Local News with Jeff Lane

(Wayne County, IN)--Newly released Wayne County crime statistics show an unmistakable shift from heroin to methamphetamine among local drug users.  Three years ago, there were five times as many criminal heroin cases as meth cases in Wayne County.  Now, though, there are twice as many criminal meth cases as heroin cases.  In 2015, there were only 18 local meth cases.  This year, Wayne County is on pace to go 12 times higher to 213 cases.  The number of heroin cases is on pace to drop slightly from 140 last year to 129 this year.

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