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Gil Kerlikowske

Gazette opinion: More help needed to fight oil patch crime wave

The Bakken oil boom has created a crime wave.

July 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Drug crimes rise with Bakken oil boom in Eastern Montana

Drug crimes rise with Bakken oil boom in Eastern Montana

Jails in the Bakken area are overbooked and law enforcement is maxed out as drug-related crime surges in Montana and North Dakota oil patch communities.

July 19, 2013 5:29 pm Photos

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Federal drug czar touring ND, Montana oil patch

Federal drug czar touring ND, Montana oil patch

FARGO, N.D. — Law enforcement officials say the planned trip to the oil patch by the nation's drug czar should highlight the challenges that have come with the increased population in western North Dakota and eastern Montana.

July 18, 2013 9:35 amLoading…

Guest opinion: War on drugs picks wrong target in marijuana

The Obama-appointed "drug czar" Gil Kerlikowske, a former Seattle police chief said, "Marijuana is dangerous and has no medicinal benefit." His July 22 press conference was reported in the Fresno (Calif.) Bee.

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