The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is releasing stats regarding drug investigations for the months of July 2011 through December 31, 2011. This position was grant funded and the funding for this grant was not reallocated for any agency in Missouri. A request was made for the position to be added into the County budget but that request was also denied. Currently the Sheriff's Office is actively seeking funding to bring the position back.
Meth labs seized - 10
Chemical/Glassware/Equipment seized - 1
Clandestine Lab Dumpsites - 5
Arrests for Manufacturing Methamphetamine - 12
Arrests for Attempting to Manufacture Methamphetamine - 2
Arrests for Distribution of Methamphetamine - 6
Arrests for Possession of Methamphetamine - 22