Expert: Rural Areas Most Impacted by Meth Problem in Wis.

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An expert on drug investigations stopped in Wausau Wednesday to talk about ways communities can tackle growing drug problems like meth.

Doctor Currie Myers is a retired sheriff and now Dean of Justice at Rasmussen College. He spoke about the impact meth can have especially in rural communities. He says western Wisconsin is getting hit hard.

"It depends on supply and demand. In rural areas, number one it could be an area that is real close in proximity to the Twin Cities which has a huge importation of meth issue. So, you are getting some of that, but the other is that ingredients could be readily available in a more rural area to cook, " Explained Myers.

Most meth arrests by county in 2013

Polk- 72
Barron- 37
Outagamie- 37
Douglas- 33
Dunn- 31
Brown- 30
St. Croix 29
Marathon- 24


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