Peoria Public Radio Staff
Tue October 22, 2013
Meth use rising in east central Illinois
After years of declines, meth use in east central Illinois jumped last year. The state registered the fifth-most methamphetamine lab seizures and arrests in the country in 2012. That’s as meth use continues to drop nationally. Cheryl Silver of CU-CitizenAccess takes a look at what’s driving the increase and why law enforcement officials are scrambling to get a handle on it.
CU-Citizen-Access is an online community news site based at the University of Illinois.