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Reaching an epidemic
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Times photos: Anthony Wahl Monroe Police Chief Fred Kelley points to a collection of drug paraphernalia associated with heroin on an educational display at the police department. Kelley suggests heroin addiction as the underlying cause of a rise in thefts in the city.
MONROE - On a Wednesday in February, a 23-year-old Monroe man was sentenced to probation on convictions of stealing to support a heroin habit.