Highway Patrol to focus on illegal drug trade

PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX) – The new Superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says their troopers will be doing more than just pulling over speeders.

Colonel Rick Miller says they will be actively working to stem the flow of methamphetamines into the state.

Miller says they have new troopers focused on the illegal drug trade.

Miller says they will do more than just bust drug runners.

Miller succeeded Colonel Craig Price as head of the Highway Patrol last month.