July 05, 2005

Meth use, production explodes, heads East

Some interesting statistics from this MSNBC article on the ridiculous "epidemic" of Meth. use spreading across the country: Meth is top drug problem for most counties

  • * 87 percent of agencies report increases in meth-related arrests starting three years ago. Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Washington and Wyoming reported 100 percent increases.
  • * 70 percent say robberies or burglaries have increased because of meth use.
  • * 62 percent report increases in domestic violence because of meth use.

Posted by Kyer at July 5, 2005 03:33 PM | TrackBack