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Man Arrested After "One-Pot" Meth Lab Found in Indiana White Castle

Police say they were called to the restaurant to check out a suspicious person and found a man with a "suspected one pot" meth lab, the department said in a statement. One man was taken into custody.

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Indiana State Police's Meth Suppression Section

The Indiana State Police's Methamphetamine Suppression Section (MSS) seizes hundreds of meth labs a month. The troopers assigned to the unit encounter plenty of hazardous chemicals, dangerous "shake and bake" meth labs, and children living in meth-cooking environments.

DEA: Meth Lab Incidents Rose 39% In Four Years

Meth remains a growth industry with heavy demand across the country that has required increasing law enforcement resources to handle. The increasing popularity of meth's cheap, euphoric high appears to be replacing more pricey street drugs such as cocaine and heroin.

Cartel Superlabs Flood U.S. with Cheap Meth

Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation's drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. cities with exceptionally cheap, extraordinarily potent meth from factory-like "superlabs."

U.S. Gives $12M To Mexico To Combat Meth

Mexico's federal police will receive $12 million from the U.S. government to enhance enforcement of methamphetamine production by drug cartels, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday.

'Shake-and-Bake' Meth Fills Hospitals with Burn Patients

A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to Americans who never get anywhere near the drug: It is filling hospitals with thousands of uninsured burn patients requiring millions of dollars in advanced treatment.

Federal Funding Cut Cripples Meth Enforcement

Police and sheriff's agencies have curtailed their enforcement of methamphetamine because they can no longer afford the clean-up costs associated with the labs, concludes an investigative report by the Associated Press.

Hells Angels: Taking Away Their Toys

When you plan a raid of Hell Angels outlaw motorcycle gang locations for felons, drugs, and guns, don't assume you'll encounter good old boys who ride bikes as a hobby and don't mean to hurt anyone.

DEA Cuts Off Meth-Lab Cleanup Funds

The DEA informed states this week it would no longer foot the bill for meth-lab cleanup. View this report from Kosciusko County, Ind., where the Indiana State Police have been relying on the funds to cover the $2,500-per-lab cleanup bill. Source: WANE.com.

Meth Superlab In Georgia

Take a closer look at the raid led by the Gwinnett County (Ga.) PD's Special Investigation Section of a meth house in suburban Atlanta that resulted in the seizure of almost a half-ton of methamphetamine with a street value of $44 million. Police arrested a Texas man in connection with the bust. Photos courtesy of Gwinnett County PD.