Meth House Database In The Works For County

Crackdowns on the manufacture of methamphetamine in Mesa County means more of the drug is coming from out–of–state, but there are still places in the county where the drug is made.

Today the Mesa County Board of Commissioners charged the Mesa County Health Department with the task of keeping track of methamphetamine lab locations so Realtors and home buyers can get the place cleaned if needed. Toxic chemicals are used in making the drug, and it often can be found in a home long after the lab is gone...

The database is mandated by the state legislature. For more information on the program contact the Mesa County Health Department.