New Border Patrol station to house OPNET offices-
The team — also called OPNET — will move from the county juvenile facility to the new station within about two weeks at no rental cost to Clallam County, said Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict, who attended the ceremony.
The people tasked with cleaning up heroin in the county- now housed with those who keep heroin out of the US in the first place.
‘Uptick’ in heroin use seen on North Olympic Peninsula- any connection to the US/Canada border?
Domestic heroin busts are reported as some sort of law & order success-
Each one is evidence that- 11 years after 911- the US Dept. of Homeland Security is unable to prevent criminal traffic from entering the US.
Keeping heroin from crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca-
We are told the #1 US Border Patrol objective is to stop terrorists. The US Border Patrol explains this objective at a local public forum- this YouTube video covers Border Patrol objectives at 3:50.
The US Border Patrol has had success in capturing Central American immigrants in Forks- 1500 miles north of where they likely crossed into the US.
These arrests often involve mysterious traffic stops conducted by federal agents (see Olympic Peninsula Border Patrol timeline- bottom of page).
If local arrests are not connected in any way to the US/Canada border- maybe every Port Angeles sized town- all across America- should have its own 50 agent US Border Patrol station?
The US Border Patrol at Port Angeles has stopped 2 people from illegally crossing into the US. That incident took place more than 2 years ago:
May 31st, 2010-
Two amphibious Canadian marijuana smugglers are captured on a remote Olympic Peninsula beach by the US Border Patrol.
Olympic Peninsula Border Patrol timeline here
Possibly of interest:
Photo- Summer sunset at Fort Flagler