Record number of meth lab busts last year in NC, report says

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Raleigh, N.C. – New numbers have been released about meth busts in North Carolina.

Last year, authorities busted more than 560 meth labs. That is 100 more than in 2012, according to a report from and WTVD.

Eight counties saw the most meth lab busts in 2013, including 22 in Johnston County, the report says.

In 2012, authorities were able to track down 460 meth labs as opposed to 561 meth labs that were shut down in 2013.

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