For Immediate Release
Meth Lab Numbers Stil Rising in City
Since the beginning of the week, the SPD has made eight arrests involving meth production at 2135 N Roosevelt and 2650 N Barnes apt C2.
Meth labs are still on the rise for 2011 and the SPD continues to come in contact with an increased number of labs throughout Springfield. To view a map of meth labs in Springfield, go to http://gismaps.springfieldmo.gov/meth to see if a lab has been found in your area.
The SPD would like to ask anyone who suspects a neighbor of the production of meth to contact the SPD at 869-TIPS. Your call can be anonymous. Some of the signs of meth production include:
- Strong ammonia or ether smell
- Frequent trips to a shed or detached garage
- Trash products around the home that include butane fuels, lithium battery packs, empty cold medication boxes, plastic hoses of any size and two liter bottles
- Multiple visits to the home at any time of the day and visits are less than 15 minutes long
Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Maj. Kevin Routh