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Methspotting

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Filed on 31. Mar, 2005 in Contents

    The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office and Bellingham Police Department are asking businesses and residents to help spot meth labs. Anyone with tips is asked to call (360) 676-6913.
    Any single activity may or may not be sole proof that drug dealing or methamphetamine manufacturing is occurring. However, a combination of the following may be reason for concern:
* Frequent visitors at all times of the day or night.
* Activity at the house is usually at odd hours or late at night.
* Occupants are unfriendly, appear secretive about activities.
* Occupants watch cars suspiciously when they pass by.
* Occupants display a paranoid or odd behavior.
* Extensive security at the home or signs that indicate “private property” or “beware of dog,” fences, large shrubs, bushes and trees.
* Windows blackened or curtains always drawn.
* Chemical odors coming from the house, garbage or detached buildings.
* Garbage contains numerous bottles and containers.
* Coffee filters, bed sheets or other material stained from filtering red phosphorus or other chemicals.
* Occupant sets his garbage for pick up in another neighbor’s collection area.
* What have others in your neighborhood observed?

Source: Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office

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