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Task force nets 91 arrests in 2006

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In fact, Stone said, evidence that drug use creates other crimes was apparent with several recent arrests.

“Just this week, we cleared up seven burglaries, arresting two suspects,” he said. “The thefts were being committed to purchase drugs. Nearly all our property crimes are committed by drug users needing money. If (drug users) don’t have the money to buy drugs, they’ll steal from you and me to get it.”

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