County attacks ever-increasing meth problem

Fifty-six. That’s the number of methamphetamine labs the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office has shut down this year. That’s up from 46 last year. In fact, the number has steadily grown as the product has become easier to make and demand has increased. Methamphetamines are by far the largest drug problem in the county, according to Sgt. Blake Weekley of the narcotics unit at the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

“With meth, in one trip to Wal-Mart you can buy what you need. All the ingredients you need you can buy over the counter at minimal cost,” Weekley said, adding that those same ingredients will fit in a backpack or purse.

Read more in the Nov. 13 issue of the Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

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