Elkhart County Prosecutor warns against synthetic drug use in statement

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART, Ind.--- The Elkhart County Prosecutor, Curtis T. Hill Jr., ahead of the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, has released a statement warning against the use of synthetic drugs.

He states that there are numerous cases pending of individuals who have used synthetic drugs, and then committed violent crimes while under the influence of the drugs.

He also warns parents about teenage drug activity in the statement.

He states that according to a recent national survey, over 90 percent of addictions start during the teenage years.

To learn more, stop by the Elkhart County Prosecutors booth in Commercial Building E, booths 6 and 7 at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, July 18-26 where they will have a number of resources available which can be used by teens, parents and educators to facilitate discussions about drugs and drug use.

The full statement is available by clicking the Media Advisory link on the right.

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