DEA Omaha Division Sees Significant Increase in Methamphetamine Seizures

OMAHA – The Drug Enforcement Administration Omaha Division have reported uptick in meth seizures in 2019.

In a news release, the Omaha Division says more than $1,400 pounds, estimated at $9 million, was collected across the region during the first six months of the year; a 31% increase.

In the Omaha Divisions’ five states, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, Authorities say it’s not only getting cheaper but it’s getting more potent.

They also report seizures along the border increased 255% from 2012 to 2017, with the bulk of drugs entering the Midwest through Arizona.