The Western District of Buchanan County started a "Litter Patrol" program April 15, 2014.
To date; 1,323 tires have been removed from the Western District county roads, 1,164 lbs of aluminum, 1,223 trash bags of litter, along with various scrap metal.
Along with the litter, the inmates discovered over 750 lbs of Marijuana in a ravine. After the investigation the "weed" was distroyed.
This program has proven to be a plus to the citizens.