The Kennewick Police were invited to a drug party at the Comfort Suites.

Not by the actual partygoers, of course. And what happens when the police are invited to a drug party? Yep, the party's over, a nice drug seizure, and folks get put in the slammer. Carfentanil (a synthetic opioid) is very potent – more powerful than fentanyl and morphine – which makes it more deadly. The use of these type of drugs result in thousands of deaths each year in America. I’m glad KPD got this guy and these drugs off the street.

Personally, I don't care if anyone uses drugs. What I do care about is when they become addicts to a habit they can't afford. Then they want to steal from you or me to support that habit, and often at gunpoint. I mean, it's all so simple when you really think about it. The only reason drugs are illegal is because of the drug-related crime. Well that, and the fact certain drugs will turn folks into criminally insane lunatics. But if people would use drugs responsibly and buy only what they can afford, drug laws may never have had to have been put in place. I don't have to worry about it unless prohibition comes back, then I too will be an outlaw!

On 12-27-2020, KPD officers were called to the Comfort Suites located at 3703 Plaza Way for people using drugs in a...

Posted by Kennewick Police Department on Wednesday, January 6, 2021

 

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