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File photo of a mock methamphetamine lab. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Franklin County Meth Lab Busts Down, But It’s Not All Good News

After busting 163 meth labs a decade ago, Franklin County investigators are on a pace to bust fewer than 20 this year. But, the head of the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit says that doesn’t mean fewer people are using methamphetamine.

09/19/2014

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Police: Meth Lab Suspected in House Explosion

Authorities suspect a methamphetamine lab caused a house explosion in southwestern Illinois’ Granite City.

05/28/2014

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Drug Raid Finds Nearly 100 Meth Labs on Property

A weekend drug raid in southern Missouri led to the discovery of 95 portable meth labs on a single property—possibly the largest ever in Missouri.

03/03/2014

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Man Arrested, Officer Hurt, After Meth Lab Found in Sunset Hills Motel

Sunset Hills Police Chief, William LaGrand, told KMOX officers first went to the Econo Lodge on South Lindbergh for a domestic dispute early Thursday.

09/19/2013

Franklin Co. Deputies Arrest Man, Find Meth Lab

Arrests made in two unrelated cases.

01/12/2013

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Crestwood Requiring Thorough Cleanup of Meth Labs

Crestwood recently passed a law requiring the owner of any structure that housed a meth lab to thoroughly clean it before it can be sold or rented.

01/07/2013

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Two Sought After Meth Lab Raid

Police looking for James Hollins of Madison Illinois and Deliah Shepherd of Granite City

09/11/2012

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2 Fires in Franklin County Blamed on Meth Labs

In one incident investigators found a one-pot meth lab in a freezer.

08/23/2012

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Motorcyclist Arrested with “Shake and Bake” Meth Lab

Officers say bottle was a risk to explode.

05/08/2012

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Meth Lab Up in Smoke

Witnesses told police they saw a man and woman run outside as smoke was coming from the trailer.

05/03/2012

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