Be aware of drug waste outdoors

This winter’s snow is gone, and people are outdoors enjoying the spring weather, running, biking and mushroom hunting.

Law enforcement officials want Jackson County residents to be aware of the potential of coming across methamphetamine trash or drug syringes thrown out along county roads and even in residential areas.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Carothers said syringes are what he’s seeing the most, a result of rising heroin use.

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