Flushing drugs could create ‘meth gators’, warn Tennessee police

If you thought alligators have been a drive to be reckoned with, then you’ve by no means met one hopped up on methamphetamine. That’s exactly why one police division has requested that residents preserve their illicit drugs out of the sewers.

The police in Loretto, Tennessee issued the request on Saturday, after officers caught a suspect within the act of disposing contraband down the bathroom throughout a drug bust.

Folks… please don’t flush your drugs m’kay,” the division wrote in a Facebook post. “When you ship one thing down the sewer pipe it leads to our retention ponds for processing earlier than it’s despatched down stream.”

If it made it far sufficient we could create meth-gators in Shoal Creek and the Tennessee River down in North Alabama. They’ve had sufficient methed up animals the previous few weeks with out our assist.

Loretto is a metropolis of round 1,700 residents simply north of the state boundary with Alabama, however the police put up attracted nationwide consideration, with many individuals on Twitter bought a kick out of the horrifying visible.