Meth lab busts on the rise in Tennessee

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The number of meth lab busts in Tennessee was up in 2012.

According to TBI statistics, there were 1,811 meth busts in the state last year. That's up more than 100 compared to the year before.

Anderson County had the most meth busts in the state with 130. Campbell County saw a decrease in the number of busts with 52 in 2012. That's down from 87 in 2011.

Knox County had 18 meth lab busts in 2012.

                           2011       2012
Roane                   12           24
Knox                      8           18
Anderson               86         130
Sevier                    11           9
Blount                   12          20
Scott                     34          19
Campbell               87          52
Morgan                 18           34

Statewide            1689       1811

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