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SCOTT COUNTY DRUG ARRESTS UP 144 PERCENT

According To Virginia’s Annual Crime Analysis Report, Drug Arrests In Scott County Were Up 144 Percent In 2016 Compared To 2015. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office And The Gate City Police Department Both Had Increases In The Number Of Drug-Related Arrests While Weber City Saw A Slight Drop In Drug Arrests. All Three Departments Had Slight Increases In Arrests For Simple Assault And Intimidation While All Three Had Decreased In Aggravated Assaults.