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Harford County sheriff calls on Congress to secure southern border, build a wall

Harford County sheriff calls on Congress to secure southern border, build a wall

Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler is publicly supporting a border wall between the United States and Mexico, and is calling on Congress to fund a wall to stop the “free flow of poison” coming into the country.

In a letter to the editor, Gahler said an open border between the countries allows for the flow of heroin and opioids into the country and “into our neighborhoods and killing thousands of our friends and family members each year.”

In Harford last year, 82 people died from heroin and fentanyl, he said.

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