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Despite Suspicions, Drugs Arrests Hard To Make

By Debby Stricker

The Okawville Police have suspicions about where drugs are being sold in Okawville, said Chief Steve Millikin. Activity that could indicate drugs sales includes people frequently making short visits to a house.  Some times the quick stops are timed to when porch light is on.

But making arrests is a different matter.

The police can’t search the house without a warrant, and can’t stop anyone as they drive away. “The best we can hope for is a traffic stop,” said Millikin.

Read the full story in this week’s issue. 

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