The Walmart Meth Lab

Photo: Remi0o (CC)Only in America folks! Xeni Jardin recounts this nutty Walmart meth cooking story at BoingBoing:

Apparently, corporate profits just aren’t enough for some global megabusinesses these days: a Walmart store in South St. Louis County, Missouri was emptied by police when an “active methamphetamine production laboratory” was discovered inside.

Now, it’s entirely possible that the “lab” consisted of an empty plastic bottle and some chemicals, but still, you guys: some tweeker was cooking crystal inside a freakin’ Walmart…

UPDATE: It gets weirder. This local news report further clarifies that a woman detained for shoplifting at the Walmart “began to make meth in the loss prevention office.”

Now that is baller. You’re busted for shoplifting, placed in what amounts to a holding cell inside the store, and how do you kill time? Makin’ ice!…

[continues at BoingBoing]

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  • Bryan

    my co-worker’s mother brought in $15568 the previous week. she is making an income on the laptop and bought a $377900 house. All she did was get lucky and make use of the advice exposed on this site

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