Roane County experienced a 100-percent increase in meth lab seizures last year.
The total for 2012 was 24, according to statistics provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
In 2011, there was 12.
The number of seizures also increased statewide. Last year’s total was 1,811, up from 1,689 in 2011.
This year isn’t shaping up to be better. Several labs were discovered in Roane County last month.