To the Editor:

In 2010, heroin, morphine, cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, methadone, oxycontin, oxy/hydro-codone, percocet, psilocybin, vicodin, ecstasy, valium, xanex, adderall, serax, and lorazepam were the drugs possessed or sold as referenced in the 170 filed criminal drug cases.

Our county has a real problem with drugs as evidenced by recent deaths, brazen armed robberies, daytime burglaries, and thefts.

Please see the Threat Assessment Report at the Lake Winnebago Meg Unit’s website.

The collateral damage seen in juvenile court with child neglect, sexual, and physical abuse is shameful.

Friends and family of illegal drug users need to be proactive. If that doesn’t work, then call the MEG Unit, 920-751-6943.

The addiction and problems only worsen if ignored. ...

— Peter L. Grimm

Circuit Court Judge

Fond du Lac

To read the entire letter, see the April 21, 2011 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.

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