Patrol Reports Sharp Increases In Drug Seizures
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports sharp increases in drug arrests and drug seizures in the first half of 2012. The patrol says heroin seizures increased 327 percent in the first half of the year compared to the first six months of 2011. Marijuana seizures were up more than 100 percent, and overall drug seizures were up about 30 percent. Franklin county led the state with 310 drug arrests in the first half of the year.