Illinois Meth Lab Busts Increase: Top 15 Counties with Convictions

Between 2013 and 2014, the number of Illinois meth lab incidents increased from 670 to 729, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency.

Meth production has plagued the Midwest more than any other region in the U.S. In 2014, nearly 60 percent of meth lab incidents reported by the DEA were in the nation’s heartland. Illinois had the sixth most incidents behind Indiana (1,471), Missouri (1,034), Tennessee (961), Ohio (939) and Michigan (750).

Read the rest of Reboot Illinois staff writer Kevin Hoffman's article here.