What's Cookin' In Your Neighborhood?


Listed below are some clues that would indicate the presence of a meth lab:
  • Strong smell that might resemble urine, or unusual chemical smell like ether, ammonia or acetone.
  • Little or no traffic during the day, but lots of traffic at extremely late hours.
  • Extra efforts made to cover windows or reinforce doors.
  • Residents never putting their trash out.
  • Lab materials surrounding the property (lantern fuel cans, red chemically stained coffee filters, clear glass jugs and duct tape).
  • Vehicles loaded with trunks, chemical containers, or basic chemistry paraphernalia - glassware, rubber tubing, etc.
  • Laboratory glassware being carried into the residence.
  • Inhabitants smoking outside due to the fumes.
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Effects of Meth Use

  • Paranoia
  • Hallucinations
  • Decreased Social Life
  • Severe Depression
  • Memory Loss
  • Dramatic Mood Swings
  • Acne, Sores
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Convulsions
  • Increased Heart Rate
  • Violent Behavior
  • Panic
  • Extreme Weight Loss
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV and Hepatitis
  • False Sense of Confidence
  • Loss of Pleasure
  • Elevated Body Temperature
  • Death
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Numbness
  • Impaired Speach
  • Excessive Talking
  • Hyperactive Behavior
  • Poor Coping Abilities
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Community Awareness
    WHAT'S COOKIN' IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?
    Common indicators of a meth lab, and the costs and effects of meth use.

    LIFE OR METH?
    Chose Meth and here's what it will cost you!

    - Your Looks
    - Your Health
    - Your Self-Esteem
    - Your Income
    - Your Freedom
    - Your Sanity
    - Maybe Even Your Life

    Saline County Sheriff's Department