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Tribal Police Chief wary of gangs forming in valley Print E-mail
Written by Ben Jorgensen, The Clearwater Progress   

Police see rise in meth use; effects are 'exponential'

     The Kamiah Valley could be ripe for the formation of gangs bent on selling meth.

     Nez Perce Tribal Police Chief Dave Rogers says the area has all the trappings of what appeals to drug cartels.

     Rogers, who has about 40 years of criminal justice experience with both tribal and non-tribal agencies, knows all too well how the drug trade infiltrates rural areas and begins affecting the entire community.

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