21 Arrested in Meth Roundup

6 years 3 weeks 4 days ago Thursday, May 24 2012 May 24, 2012 Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:14:46 AM CDT May 24, 2012 in News
Source: AP
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A big methamphetamine roundup in eastern Missouri has netted 21 arrests.

Authorities said Thursday that suspects from Franklin and Jefferson counties are facing charges accusing them of being part of a meth manufacturing and distribution network. The charges are part of a federal indictment returned on May 16 but sealed until Wednesday.

Several police agencies were involved in the arrests, including the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Missouri has led the nation in the number of clandestine meth lab seizures every year except one for the past decade. The suspects range in age from 21 to 48.

 

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