North Carolina Department of Justiceskip to main content
North Carolina Department of Justice
North Carolina Department of Justice
Submit this request

Meth Lab Busts

The State Bureau of Investigation responds to all meth labs found in North Carolina.
if you suspect meth production in your community, call 911 immediately. Never examine a suspected lab or suspicious container yourself. 
The chart below shows the number of secret drug labs that have been discovered in North Carolina. You can also view maps of meth lab busts per county for each of the past few years.

Meth Lab busts by NC State Bureau of Investigation, 2003-2013
Year Meth Labs
2003 177
2004 322
2005 328
2006 197
2007 157
2008 197
2009 206
2010 235
2011 344
2012 460
2013 561