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source: https://www.geek.com/news/tennessee-police-warn-of-meth-gators-urge-users-not-to-flush-drugs-down-toilet-1795798/

Gators doing Meth ! Let's hope that they lose their appetite  :P ;)

I expect there is enough unmetabolised Meth (in excess 50% in some cases) in urine also ...

Tennessee Police Warn of ‘Meth-Gators,’ Urge Users Not to Flush Drugs Down Toilet

July, 2019

Police in Tennessee are urging users not to flush drugs down toilets for fear of creating “meth-gators.”




The warning came after officers with the Loretto Police Department arrested a suspected drug dealer on Saturday after he tried to flush his methamphetamine down the toilet.

The department advised against disposing of drugs, including pills, via the sewage.

Police arrest many suspected drug dealers who have attempted “to flush methamphetamine along with several items of paraphernalia.”

“When you send something down the sewer pipe it ends up in our retention ponds for processing before it is sent down stream,” said a post on the Loretto Police Department Facebook page.

“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.”

The department said drugs would affect the local wildlife.

“Ducks, geese, and other fowl frequent our treatment ponds and we shudder to think what one all hyped up on meth would do,” police said. “Furthermore, if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators in Shoal Creek and the Tennessee River down in North Alabama. They’ve had enough methed up animals the past few weeks without our help.”

Officers urged users to contact the police instead to dispose of drugs safely.

In May, a study revealed that scientists in the UK found cocaine, ketamine, and pesticides in freshwater shrimps when testing rivers for chemicals,
« Last Edit: July 23, 2019, 08:01:31 AM by Chip »
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