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Sheriff Phil Plummer honored for work in fight against opioid epidemic

Sheriff Phil Plummer honored for work in fight against opioid epidemic (Photos: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was honored Friday for their work fighting drug traffickers.

Homeland Security Executive Associate Director Derek Benner and Special Agent in Charge Steve Francis presented Sheriff Phil Plummer with a letter of appreciation in Columbus.

It thanked him for his continued support in the fight against criminal organizations bringing drugs into the country.

The sheriff’s office employs the R.A.N.G.E. Task Force and Bulk Smuggling Task Forces to take on the threat head-on.

Sheriff Plummer said although the county is making great strides, it needs more federal help to win the battle.

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