Dangerous drug comeback: Meth 'epidemic' exceeds heroin in some communities

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A dangerous drug is making a comeback and prosecutors say the supply chain runs right through Columbus.Though headlines in recent years have been dominated by the heroin crisis plaguing Ohio, law enforcement in a six-county area say they are seeing an epidemic of methamphetamine. In some communities, meth has surpassed heroin.As a young man, Bobby Wirick experimented with numerous drugs. He says nothing grabbed hold of him like meth."It was the first time I tried it," he said. "I liked it so much, it was just like a hook. As soon as I tried it, I was on the hook."What followed was a descent into addiction, despair and desperation."It quickly destroyed my life and I was too blind to see it because I was high almost 24/7. I had my own house and I lost...

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Dangerous drug comeback: Meth 'epidemic' exceeds heroin in some communities

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