Knoxnews.com has reported that Anderson County, TN, is well on its way of breaking a new meth lab record in 2008. In 2007, there were 58 meth labs seized in Anderson county. So far, this year, there have already been 20 clandestine meth labs discoveries according to the records at the Sheriff’s Department.
The majority of the labs that have been discovered were in remote areas close to Lake City and the Briceville community.
Most recently, there was a meth lab seizure on Vowell Mountain near Lake City.
The drug task force have suspects, according to one of its officers.
Source: “Anderson on pace to top ’07 mark for meth lab busts”, State Briefs April 27, 2008, Knoxnews.com