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Red Lake Drug and Gang Summit highlights illegal prescription abuse problems

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Taking prescription drugs for nonmedical use is something Colin "Kelly" Brunelle, criminal investigator at Red Lake, takes very seriously.

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He spoke on this topic in front of a large group at the annual Drug & Gang Summit in Red Lake Tuesday morning, stating law enforcement alone cannot stop the drug abuse problem.

"We've had some deaths on the reservation because of prescription drug abuse," he said during his talk. "We can only do so much."

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