Tuesday, June 13, 2006
From baltimoresun.com: Two Maryland sheriff's deputies spent a week learning how to cook methamphetamine on a Marine Corps base as part of an effort by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to train authorities across Maryland and other states to identify, dismantle, and secure clandestine meth labs.
Since the labs can be highly toxic and volatile, federal drug officials believe that local authorities nationwide need to know how to recognize and contain them. This fiscal year, 15 students from Maryland have been certified by the DEA meth lab experts by completing the week long meth course at Quantico. More. . . [Mark Godsey]