Man Tries To Make Meth Out Of Coal

On Tuesday, agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency got a tip that a house in the 700 block of Noland Avenue was involved in drug trafficking. When agents arrived at the home they found a man who was trying to make meth out of coal. But according to DEA Agent Karen Flowers, the man didn’t even have coal. Flowers says the man thought some lava rocks that he had picked up from some nearby train tracks were coal.

Flowers says meth addicts are always trying to come up with new ways to make meth, but she's never seen anything like this.

Ammonia and acetone, which are ingredients for meth, were found in the home. But since the man didn’t have all of the supplies to make the drug no arrests were made.

The Grand Junction Fire Department was called in to dispose of the chemicals.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 6639577 -
Gray Television, Inc.