The Harvey County sheriff said he will be stepping up patrols and adding another clandestine laboratory investigator in July to deal with a surge in anhydrous ammonia thefts and meth labs.


The Harvey County sheriff said he will be stepping up patrols and adding another clandestine laboratory investigator in July to deal with a surge in anhydrous ammonia thefts and meth labs.

Harvey County Undersheriff B.J. Tyner said the county is averaging one to two anhydrous thefts per week.

Anhydrous ammonia is a chemical used commercially in farming but also can be used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.For complete story see print version of Kansan