Hey Alabama, Stop Flushing Drugs Down The Toilet Unless You Want ‘Meth-Gators’

Rare | 7/15/2019 | Silke Jasso
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Uh, well this is a new one. Lawrence County, Tennessee has come out with an…let’s say “atypical warning” about the dangers of trying to flush away any drugs as evidence. Because apparently a lot of people in North Alabama are doing it, which is why the drug bust announcement was created in the first place.

The warning stemmed from a drug arrest in Loretto this week. Police stated that when they went to a residence after gaining a search warrant, suspect Andy Perry tried to flush several grams of methamphetamine and several items of paraphernalia. Obviously, his master plan failed and he was arrested with drug possession and with tampering with evidence.

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Trying to find the humor in the situation, the Loretto police department released a Facebook post warning to residents, saying that when you send something down the sewer pipe it ends up in their retention ponds before it sends down stream. Why is that a problem? Well, according to police, this creates “Alabama Meth Gators.”

Now our sewer guys take great pride in releasing water that is cleaner than what is in the creek, but they are not really prepared for meth. Ducks, Geese, and other fowl frequent our treatment ponds and we shudder to...
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