Methamphetamine cases up from 2017, County Attorney says it remains the drug of choice in the area

By |2018-06-21T13:29:00-05:00June 21st, 2018|

As Mankato grows, so do drug crimes. Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott says methamphetamine continues to be the drug of choice in the area. "We don't see the labs anymore. But the issue is supply and demand. You can go back to fifteen years ago and a pound of meth might cost ten twelve-thousand dollars. Today, because it's flooded in the market with the cartel coming up from Mexico and other areas, that same pound of meth will cost maybe two, three-thousand dollars on the street. So, it's readily available." Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott Data from the [...]