Meth labs busts are down, as imports of the drug are rising
Southern Illinois authorities have charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a rural Hillsboro church.
Franklin County narcotics officers served their seventh warrant in the past eight days.
The Missouri Supreme Court has set a July execution date for John Middleton, a methamphetamine dealer convicted of killing another drug dealer in western Missouri in 1995.
Authorities suspect a methamphetamine lab caused a house explosion in southwestern Illinois’ Granite City.
Officers saw smoke coming from the apartment and smelled what seemed to be the ingredients to make meth.
An autopsy found that Carson Swyres of House Springs died of morphine intoxication and also had methamphetamine, opiates and other drugs in his system.
After more than a decade on top, Missouri has lost its claim as the meth capital of the U.S.A.
A police checkpoint aimed at drunken drivers on St. Patrick’s Day instead snared 10 people suspected of possessing methamphetamine.
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.