News Article

November 30th 2017

MDEA: National Tracking System Aids in Arresting Suspected Meth Criminals

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – A national data exchange is helping to prevent the making of methamphetamine in Maine.

Students, law enforcement, and state officials gathered in Bangor Wednesday to discuss the role Inplex has cracking down on meth-related-crimes.

“This is it. Real simple, ok? This is what you use to manufacture methamphetamine.”

In January of 2013, Maine implemented the state’s pseudoephedrine retail sales tracking system as a way to combat the methamphetamine crisis.