Tag: fentanyl

Daines visits Helena, presents challenge coins to sheriff’s office

Source: Helena Independent Record U.S. Sen. Steve Daines visited the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday to thank the law enforcement agency for its efforts combating the surge of methamphetamine and fentanyl that he said is currently ravaging his home state. “It’s not lost on us how much more dangerous your jobs are with the escalation of drugs,” the Montana Republican said during a challenge coin presentation ceremony, flanked by Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton and Undersheriff Brent Colbert in the Law and Justice Center. “The scourge of fentanyl and meth, it’s just edge to edge

Daines’ State of the Union Guest Tom Schrapps Heads to Washington, D.C.

U.S. SENATE – Today U.S. Senator Steve Daines’ State of the Union guest Tom Schrapps, who lost his son Reilly to fentanyl poisoning, left Butte, Montana, to head to Washington, D.C. ahead of the President’s address tomorrow night. “I look forward to having Tom in our nation’s capital to shine a light on the horrible fentanyl crisis that sadly took his son Reilly’s life and is plaguing Montana communities. I hope that the President will hear stories like Tom and Reilly’s and do everything he can to secure our southern border and stop the flood of dangerous drugs like fentanyl in