HMN- One batch at a time, Middle America is cooking methamphetamine. The “one pot” method of methamphetamine production is simply mixing household hazardous materials and waiting for the reaction. These clandestine meth producers are not experienced chemistry teachers. Operational awareness of your surroundings is paramount when dealing with these situations. “Cooks” are using cars, trash cans, even Wal-Mart bathrooms as a place to cook meth. Although many states are limiting the precursor’s availability, it’s a growing problem. Persons reporting meth labs consistently describe a strong chemical smell. If you have drugs in your community, you most likely have methamphetamine, one pot batching, and meth trash. The common methamphetamine production methods are the One Pot (Shake and Bake Method), Birch Reduction (Nazi Method), and Red Phosphorus (Red P). Respiratory and flash protection must be taken seriously; complacency is a major danger to consider for responders.
According to The StarPress
“HARTFORD CITY – Authorities said a Muncie felon and a Hartford City woman were in the process of “cooking” methamphetamine when their vehicle was pulled over in northern Delaware County.”
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