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“The fact is our hometowns in the Bakken are developing big city crime problems, and we need more resources from every level of government – federal, state, tribal and local – to continue this fight,” U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon says.

Officials say drugs 'burgeoning threat' in the Bakken

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WILLISTON, N.D. – Drug trafficking in the Bakken is highlighted in the National Drug Control Strategy released Wednesday by the White House drug czar.

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The 102-page document includes several mentions of North Dakota and Montana, including about a page dedicated to the need for agencies to collaborate in response to a “burgeoning threat” in the Bakken.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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