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By Seth Romsa
Staff Writer 

Uptick in drug trafficking and use in Washakie County


July 9, 2020

WORLAND – At the Washakie Prevention Coalition (WPC) meeting on Thursday, June 25, both Washakie County Sheriff Steve Rakness and Worland Police Chief Gabe Elliott reported an increase in drug and substance abuse throughout Washakie County.

According to Rakness, this uptick is due to people getting out more after essentially being in isolation due to COVID-19 for the last few months. The upti...

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